Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Book
Author Bosher, J. F.

Title The French Revolution / J.F. Bosher
Edition First edition
Published New York : W.W. Norton, [1988]
©1988

Copies

Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  944.04 Bos/Fre  AVAILABLE
Description lxi, 353 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Series Revolutions in the modern world
Revolutions in the modern world (New York, N.Y.)
Contents Preface -- A Chronology of Events -- Who's Who in the French Revolution -- 1. The French on the Eve of the Revolution -- 2. The Social Hierarchy -- 3. The Monarchy of Louis XVI -- 4. Divine-Right Monarchy Undermined, 1774-88 -- 5. The End of Divine-Right Monarchy -- 6. A Liberal Interlude, 1789-91 -- 7. 1792: War and the Monarchy's Fall -- 8. The First People's Republic, 1793-94 -- 9. The Populace in Revolution and Counterrevolution -- 10. The First Republic and Its Enemies, 1794-99 -- 11. A New Leviathan -- 12. The Revolution's Effects -- A Short Reading List -- Notes -- Index
Summary An interpretation of the French Revolution examining the stresses in the social and political order, the ideas of the wealthy that were circulated at that time, and the living conditions of the French peasantry
Analysis French Revolution, 1789-1799
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [292]-295
Subject France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Influence.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.
LC no. 87031224
ISBN 0393025888