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This classic, well-respected volume from theSeminar Studiesseries has been fully revised and brought up-to-date with recent scholarship. Contains valuable primary source material Includes a Who's Who, Timeline, and Glossary of Key Terms In the new, attractive Seminar Studies format
P. M. Jones is Professor of French History at the University of Birmingham. He has written extensively on the French Revolution and French rural history.
Table of Contents
|Who's Who||p. xx|
|The Setting||p. 3|
|Reform or Revolution, 1787-89?||p. 19|
|Gripping the nettle of reform||p. 19|
|Resistance to the royal will||p. 21|
|The nation awakes||p. 25|
|Countdown to a revolution||p. 28|
|Renewal, 1789-91||p. 32|
|Ending the ancien régime||p. 33|
|Building the nation||p. 36|
|Expanding horizons||p. 41|
|Towards a political settlement||p. 42|
|The Failure of Consensus, 1791-92||p. 47|
|The flight and its aftermath||p. 47|
|Managing the new regime||p. 50|
|The fall of the monarchy||p. 55|
|Citizenship in the colonies||p. 59|
|War and Terror, 1792-94||p. 63|
|A Jacobin republic||p. 64|
|Reactions in the departments||p. 66|
|The Search for Stability, 1795-99||p. 77|
|A Thermidorian republic||p. 78|
|'La grande nation'||p. 82|
|Rule by coup||p. 85|
|Consolidation, 1799-1804||p. 92|
|Building afresh||p. 96|
|A new order||p. 98|
|Towards dictatorship||p. 101|
|The Assessment||p. 107|
|A Royal Reprimand||p. 120|
|Imaging the Ancien Régime Body Politic||p. 120|
|Fundamental Laws According to the Parlement of Paris||p. 121|
|Defining the Nation||p. 122|
|Fixing a Framework for the Estates General||p. 123|
|Swansong of the Aristocracy||p. 123|
|Forward-Looking Nobles||p. 125|
|Backward-Looking Nobles||p. 126|
|Parish Grievancés||p. 128|
|The New Doctrine of Rights||p. 131|
|Church Reform||p. 133|
|What the King Really Thought About the Revolution||p. 134|
|Parting of the Ways in the Champ de Mars||p. 135|
|Overthrow of the Monarchy||p. 136|
|What is a Sans-Culotte?||p. 138|
|The Popular Programme||p. 138|
|Legislating Revolutionary Government||p. 140|
|Scorched Earth Treatment for Rebels||p. 142|
|Crisis in the Sections of Paris||p. 143|
|Civic Culture in the Making?||p. 143|
|Managing 'La Grande Nation'||p. 144|
|State of the Country in the Aftermath of Brumaire||p. 145|
|Regaining Control||p. 147|
|Marking out the New Civil Order||p. 149|
|Further Reading||p. 153|
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