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Short History of the French Revolution, A

by Jeremy D. Popkin

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Published by Prentice Hall College Div .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • France - History - Revolution And Napoleonic Empire (1789-1815),
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - France,
  • 19th century,
  • Revolutions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9298009M
    ISBN 100136474217
    ISBN 109780136474210

    Get this from a library! A short history of the French Revolution. [Jeremy D Popkin] -- "This book is an up-to-date survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic era that introduces readers to the origins and events of this turbulent period in French history, and historians'.   The French Revolution was a watershed event in modern European history that began in and ended in the late s with the ascent of Napoleon .

    French Revolution, also called Revolution of , revolutionary movement that shook France between and and reached its first climax there in —hence the conventional term “Revolution of ,” denoting the end of the ancien régime in France and serving also to distinguish that event from the later French revolutions of and Buy a cheap copy of A Short History of the French Revolution book by Jeremy D. Popkin. For courses on the French Revolution. Written for today's undergraduates, this up-to-date survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic era offers a concise Free shipping over $Cited by:

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The French Revolution is widely considered one of the watershed moments is Western history. Depending on your view, you can see it as the beginnings of liberal and democratic principles being championed, or you can see it as the end of the old regimes of monarchy and by: A Short History of the French Revolution is an up-to-date survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic era that introduces readers to the origins and events of this turbulent period in French history, and historians’ interpretations of these events.4/5(2).

Albert Soboul has held the Chair of the History of the French Revolution at the Sorbone sinceand 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 than a by: 6. Beginning with the origins of the French Revolution, and then taking one through the main characters and developments into the age of Napoleon, the author ends his book with a look at the Revolution’s heritage and how various historians have interpreted it/5(6).

A Short History of the French Revolution does a remarkable job of summarizing the complexities of the French Revolution and Napoleon's reign in pages. There were a few places that the events were hard to follow, but on a whole, Popkin does an excellent job/5.

Book Description. A Short History of the French Revolution is an up-to-date survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic era that introduces readers to the origins and events of this turbulent period in French history, and historians’ interpretations of these events.

The book covers all aspects of the Revolution, including the political, social, and cultural origins of the Revolution, and its causes. A Short History of the A book Revolution, book.

Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Albert Soboul has held the Chair /5. This new edition of A Short History of the French Revolution has been updated to reflect the latest scholarship on the subject, in fields ranging from women’s history and the history of Franco-American relations to the revolutionary struggles over race and slavery.

Perhaps the best overview of the Revolution is William Doyle's "The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction". Doyle's book is a masterpiece of concision and exposition.

It stands as a model of intellectual clarity. As expected, it provides a chronology of important events (and helpfully summarizes them in a time-line at the end of the book).Cited by: A Short History of the French Revolution, Paperback – 1 Jan. by Albert Soboul (Author), Geoffrey Symcox (Translator) out of 5 stars 4 ratings See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(4).

A Short History of the French Revolution is an up-to-date survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic era that introduces readers to the origins and events of this turbulent period in French history, and historians' interpretations of these events/5().

About the Book Albert Soboul has held the Chair of the History of the French Revolution at the Sorbone sinceand is probably the leading Marxist scholar working in that field today.

Written for today's undergraduates, this up-to-date survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic era offers a concise alternative to the longer texts geared to advanced study in the field.

This text introduces students to the major events that comprise the story of the French Revolution; to the different ways in which historians have interpreted these event; to the political, social, and.

The French Revolution A Short History book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This book was converted from its physical edit /5. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features.

A Short History of the French Revolution, Soboul holds the Chair of History of the French Revolution at the Sorbonne. Bibliographic information. Title. The origins of the French Revolution -- The collapse of the absolute monarchy, -- The revolutionary rupture, -- The defeat of the liberal revolution, -- The Convention and the radical republic, -- The return to order, -- The Napoleonic consulate, -- The Napoleonic empire, -- The revolutionary heritage -- Appendix: Chronology of.

Albert Soboul has held the Chair of the History of the French Revolution at the Sorbone sinceand 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 than a narrative.

In addition, A Short History of the French Revolution: explores the Jacobin dictatorship and the Reign of Terror; examines the search for stability under the Directory; features in-depth coverage of Napoleon's Consulate and Empire; and looks at the long-term consequences of the Revolution for France and the world."--JacketPages: A short history of the French Revolution.

[Jeremy D Popkin] Print book: English: 5th edView all REVOLUTIONARY HERITAGE The Postrevolutionary Settlement State and Nation The Revolution's Impact in the World The French Revolution as History The Jacobin Historical Synthesis The Revisionist Critique Postrevisionist Studies of the.

Get this from a library. A short history of the French Revolution. [Jeremy D Popkin] -- "This concise survey of the French Revolution and Napoleonic period offers an alternative to the long, detailed texts more suited to advanced study. Author Jeremy D. Popkin introduces readers to the.

Albert Soboul has held the Chair of the History of the French Revolution at the Sorbone sinceand 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.Get this from a library!

A short history of the French Revolution. [Jeremy D Popkin] -- This new edition has been updated to reflect the latest scholarship on the subject, in feilds ranging from women's history and the impact of the Revolution on peasant communities to the revolutionary.The French Revolution traces the long and short term causes of the French Revolution to the October Days and its consequences up to the dissolution of the Convention and beyond.