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Europe and the French Revolution

Albert Sorel

Europe and the French Revolution

the political traditions of the Old Régime

by Albert Sorel

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Europe -- History -- 1789-1815.,
    • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.,
    • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Causes.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtranslated [from the French] and edited by Alfred Cobban & J. W. Hunt.
      ContributionsCobban, Alfred, ed., Hunt, Joseph Wray, 1899- ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC148 .S7113 1969
      The Physical Object
      Pagination606 p.
      Number of Pages606
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5768937M
      ISBN 100002112213
      LC Control Number71449765
      OCLC/WorldCa62291

        In Burke's book Reflections on the Revolution in France, he penned a diatribe against the evils of the French Revolution, believing that there was a pernicious cabal of philosophes and politicians joined by money-jobbers whose aim was to topple not only the old regime in France, but to export their "plague" throughout Europe.5/5(5).   This episode of Ten Minute History (like a documentary, only shorter) covers the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars from the beginning of King Louis XVI's reign all the way to the death of. Opening with the accession of Louis XVI in , the book traces the history of France through revolution, terror, and counter-revolution, to the triumph of Napoleon in , and analyses the impact of events both in France itself and the rest of Europe.4/5(64).


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The French Revolution created Europe and the French Revolution book across the whole of Europe, via a series of events which continue to captivate and inspire massive debate. As such, there is a vast range of literature on the topic, much of it involving specific methodologies and : Thoughtco Editors.

Europe and the French Revolution: The Political Traditions of the Old Régime. (L'Europe et la Révolution française #1) The first volume of Sorel is an established classic of historical writing. It is above all a grand survey of the Europe of the Enlightenment and the Ancien Regime in the last generation before the Revolution.4/5.

In conclusion, the book is a good primer on the French Revolution and the widespread effects it imposed upon the whole of Europe and other parts of the world, militarily, politically and ideologically. It's a good starting point for further exploration of the different angles and events.4/4(49).

The best books on The French Revolution. recommended by Lynn Hunt. It's a revolution that still resonates and yet it resists easy interpretation. Lynn Hunt, a leading historian of the French Revolution, tells us what the events of and later years really meant, and what relevance they have for us today.

The French Revolution. Between andthe. famous country of France was a. rich place for the aristocrats, an. easy place to live for the clergy -- or people who Europe and the French Revolution book a part of the. Roman Catholic Church -- and a. poor country for the bourgeois, or.

members of the middle-class and. commoners. While King Louis XVI. This collection of essays is the first to examine the impact of the French Revolution. The legacy of the Europe and the French Revolution book Revolution extends far beyond the borders of France or even Europe-the ramifications of the Revolution of are truly global and continue to have an impact today.

Although the French Revolution was a response to purely domestic concerns, it was. In Europe, I repeat, the experiment was untried; and it is one Europe and the French Revolution book the chief faults of the French revolutionaries that, having been compelled in the critical moment of the opening of the Revolution to the use of election and representation, they envisaged the permanent use of a similar machinery as a something sacred to and normal in the.

What is the best history book on the French Revolution. If you’re not a professional historian, the best modern history of the French Revolution is “Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution,” by Simon Schama.

The New York Times Book Review c. French Revolution, also called Europe and the French Revolution book ofrevolutionary 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   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 Bonaparte.

W e know how the French Revolution begins, in proclamations and riots and the storming of the Bastille, how it develops into murderous terror, and ends with the rise of Napoleon; or perhaps, years.

The French Revolution ‘This is more than a history of the Europe and the French Revolution book Revolution. It covers all Europe during the revolutionary period, though events in France naturally take first place. It is particularly good on the social and intellectual back-ground.

Surprisingly enough, considering that Lefebvre was primarily an economic historian, it also File Europe and the French Revolution book 1MB. It is not that Burke was or claimed to be a philosopher.

Nor is his book a detached philosophical reflection on a great historical event. It is designed not merely to explain the event, but to persuade a reading public that the French Revolution is a menace to the civilization of Europe, and of Britain in particular.

The French Revolution had a major impact on Europe and the New World, decisively changing the course of human history. It brought an end to feudalism and made a path for future advances in broadly defined individual on: Kingdom of France.

Nationalism has been, without question, one of the most potent political and cultural forces within Europe since the lateth century. Placing particular emphasis on transnational and comparative links, Nationalism in Modern Europe provides a clear and accessible history of the development of nationalism in Europe from the French Revolution to the book.

A classic in its field, loved by instructors and students for its narrative flair, humor, authority, and comprehensive coverage. More thancopies sold. Available in both one-volume and two-volume paperback editions, A History of Modern Europe presents a panoramic Price: $ But if you read it, it’s more about the French Revolution than the American Revolution.

Well, it’s about democracy in general. But as Tocqueville perceives it the great problem well, in a way, perhaps his book should be called the American Aristocracy rather. Between and10 years of violent turmoil in France grew out of Europe's Enlightenment. After the pillars of power--the Catholic Church, the aristocracy, and the monarchy--fell, continued intramural conflicts stained the decade.

InNapoleon assumed power in a coup and declared the revolution to be over/5(6). The French Revolution of is an important landmark in the history of Europe. It was the first great uprising of the people against the autocracy of the ruler. It generated ideas of liberty, equality and fraternity which crossed the boundaries of France and influenced whole of Europe.

On the continent of Europe the anticlerical movement that found expression in revolution sealed the fate of many monastic and church libraries: those in France, for example, were expropriated in ; in Germany in ; in Spain in In France books were collected in the main towns of the départements in what were called dépots littéraires.

The Seven Years’ War in Europe and the American Revolution across the ocean had a profound effect on the French psyche and made the Western world a volatile one. In addition to charging up the French public, this wartime environment took quite a toll on the French treasury.

The French Revolution has fascinated, perplexed, and inspired for more than two centuries. It was a seismic event that radically transformed France and launched shock waves across the world. In this provocative new history, Peter McPhee draws on a lifetime’s study of eighteenth-century France and Europe to create an entirely fresh account of the world’s first great modern revolution.

The cover of this book, for instance, features a striking engraving of the French revolution of All well and good, except that Eric Hazan's subject is the French revolution Author: David A Bell.

The storming of the Bastille this week (July 14) in heralded the French Revolution, but why did the French people rebel against King Louis XVI, an inoffensive, even well-meaning member of the Bourbon dynasty that had ruled France for more than two centuries?. Several reasons, but, ironically, the main reason was France’s decision to aid the United States in its rebellion.

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The French Revolutionary armies during the s and later under Napoleon invaded and controlled large parts of Size: KB. The Revolutions of were a wave of failed liberal and republican revolutions that swept through Europe.

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We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed producing it. The French Revolution, then, raised two specters simultaneously across the whole of Europe: of a world without religion, and a world with new, improved religions.

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France went from a largely feudal state under an absolutist monarch to a republic which executed the king and then to an empire under Napoleon.

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Primary and secondary sources offer a variety of perspectives on the decades that permanently changed Europe. A - American Revolution - p Click card to see definition 👆 Tap card to see definition 👆 •inspired the French people who were seeking reform in their own country. •French saw the new government of the U.S.

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The war went badly, and Louis XVI was : American Experience. Ten Minute History - World War 2: Free and Vichy France (Short Documentary) - Duration: History Mattersviews. The Legacy of the French Revolution delineates the distinctive characters of the American and French revolutions and analyzes the different variants of democratic political traditions that have evolved from this seminal event.

This book will be of particular interest to political theorists, political historians, and students of democratic theory. The 25 years between the onset of the French Revolution in and the Bourbon Restoration after Napoleon in is an astonishing period in world history.

This era shook the foundations of the old world and marked a permanent shift for politics, religion, and society - not just for France, but for all of Europe. THIS book traces the transformation of the world between and insofar as it was due to what is here called the 'dual revolu­ tion'—the French Revolution of and the contemporaneous (Brit­ ish) Industrial Revolution.

It is therefore strictly neither a history of Europe nor of the world. Insofar as a country felt the repercussions of.

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With a mixture of lucid storytelling and fascinating detail, he charts the French Revolution from. Get this from a library! Modern Europe in the making: from the French Revolution to the Common Market.

[George W Fasel].The First French Revolution and Napoleonic France. A nineteenth century print of the leaders throughout the French Revolution. Doyle, William. “The Oxford History of the French Revolution”. USA: Oxford University Press, This book is excellent for an overall look at the original French revolution.All the other monarchs of Europe ebook very disapproving of the French Revolution and terrified by it.

They knew that what was happening in France could .