A Companion to the French Revolution
comprises twenty-nine newly-written essays reassessing the origins, development, and impact of this great turning-point in modern history.
- Examines the origins, development and impact of the French Revolution
- Features original contributions from leading historians, including six essays translated from French.
- Presents a wide-ranging overview of current historical debates on the revolution and future directions in scholarship
- Gives equally thorough treatment to both causes and outcomes of the French Revolution
Keywords: Modern European History, Enlightenment, Ancien Regime, Fall of Bastille, Jacobins, Robespierre, Napoleon, Bonaparte