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short history of the French Revolution

I. Hutchinson Humphrys

short history of the French Revolution

by I. Hutchinson Humphrys

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Published by Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFrench Revolution.
    Statementby I. Hutchinson Humphrys.
    ContributionsLibrary of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, [1], 240 p. ;
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17775023M

    The Revolution Controversy was a "pamphlet war" set off by the publication of A Discourse on the Love of Our Country, a speech given by Richard Price to the Revolution Society on 4 November , supporting the French Revolution (as he had the American Revolution), and saying that patriotism actually centers around loving the people and principles of a nation, not its ruling on: Kingdom of France. Albert Soboul has held the Chair of the History of the French Revolution at the Sorbone since , and is probably the leading Marxist scholar working in that field today. The book translated here should be regarded more as a synopsis of Professor Soboul's interpretation of the Revolution than as a detailed account of the course of events; it is an essay in analysis rather .

    The French Revolution: A History was written by the Scottish essayist, philosopher, and historian Thomas Carlyle. The three-volume work, first published in , charts the course of the French Revolution from to the height of the Reign of Terror and culminates in A massive undertaking which draws together a wide variety of sources, Carlyle's history—despite the Author: Thomas Carlyle. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. A short history of the French Revolution by Jeremy D. Popkin, , Prentice Hall edition, in English - 2nd :

      Albert Soboul has held the Chair of the History of the French Revolution at the Sorbone since , and is probably the leading Marxist scholar working in that field today. The book translated here should be regarded more as a synopsis of Professor Soboul's interpretation of the Revolution than as a detailed account of the course of events; it Author: Albert Soboul. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Humphrys, I. Hutchinson. Short history of the French Revolution. London: Sidgwick & Jackson,


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