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The Counter-Revolution in France 1787–1830

  • Authors
  • James Roberts
Textbook

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. James Roberts
    Pages 1-3
  3. James Roberts
    Pages 5-21
  4. James Roberts
    Pages 22-43
  5. James Roberts
    Pages 44-58
  6. James Roberts
    Pages 77-93
  7. James Roberts
    Pages 94-111
  8. James Roberts
    Pages 112-116
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 117-122

About this book

Introduction

The most violent aspects of the Revolution, the most costly in life, were the result of the conflict between Revolution and Counter-Revolution. A large part of the French people felt betrayed by a Revolution which did nothing for them and which represented an attack on their way of life. The rebellions which this provoked, and their savage repression, marked the political map of France for over a century. At the same time the doctrines of Counter-Revolution, which offered a positive alternative to the Revolution, were being developed in exile by royal and aristocratic migrs. This book brings together the latest work on a subject which is central to an understanding not just of the French Revolution but of much French political controversy over the past two centuries.

Keywords

Europe France migration revolution

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