A Chronicle of the French Revolution

Recommended by Lynn Hunt, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #2 in French History, Ranked #27 in European Historysee more rankings.

Instead of a dying Old Regime, Schama presents an ebullient country, vital & inventive, infatuated with novelty & technology. A fresh view of Louis XVI's France. A NY Times cloth bestseller. 200 illustrations. less

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Lynn Hunt It’s filled with incredibly interesting titbits and anecdotes and characterisations of people. It’s generally negative about the revolution, because it’s basically about how the revolution is really, really violent. (Source)

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