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The History of the French Revolution: A New World Begins
Jeremy Popkin, University of Kentucky

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A New World Begins: The History of the French Revolution: (Book)
Title: A New World Begins: The History of the French Revolution:
Author: Jeremy David Popkin
Abstract: The principles of the French Revolution remain the only possible basis for a just society — even if, after more than two hundred years, they are more contested than ever before. In A New World Begins, Jeremy D. Popkin offers a riveting account of the revolution that puts the reader in the thick of the debates and the violence that led to the overthrow of the monarchy and the establishment of a new society. We meet Mirabeau, Robespierre, and Danton, in all of their brilliance and vengefulness; we witness the failed escape and execution of Louis XVI; we see women demanding equal rights and black slaves wresting freedom from revolutionaries who hesitated to act on their own principles; and we follow the rise of Napoleon out of the ashes of the Reign of Terror. Based on decades of scholarship, A New World Begins will stand as the definitive treatment of the French Revolution.
Year: 2019
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Publisher: Basic Books
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 9780465096671
Copy sent to NEH?: Yes