Fb2 The A to Z of the French Revolution (The A to Z Guide Series) ePub
by Paul R. Hanson
|Author:||Paul R. Hanson|
|Publisher:||Scarecrow Press (February 23, 2007)|
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The French Revolution remains the most examined event and period in world history. When revolution shook the foundations of the Old Regime in France, shock waves reverberated throughout the western world.
The French Revolution remains the most examined event and period in world history. The A to Z of the French Revolution examines the causes and origins; the roles of significant persons; crucial events and turning points; important institutions and organizations; and the economic, social, and intellectual factors involved in the event that gave birth to the Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen, the introduction of universal manhood suffrage, and the Napoleonic Empire.
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The French Revolution was a watershed event in modern European history that began in 1789 and ended in the .
The French Revolution was a watershed event in modern European history that began in 1789 and ended in the late 1790s with the ascent of Napoleon Bonaparte. As the 18th century drew to a close, France’s costly involvement in the American Revolution, and extravagant spending by King Louis XVI and his predecessor, had left the country on the brink of bankruptcy. Not only were the royal coffers depleted, but two decades of poor harvests, drought, cattle disease and skyrocketing bread prices had kindled unrest among peasants and the urban poor.
The French Revolution remains the most examined event and period in world history
The French Revolution remains the most examined event and period in world history. Most historians would argue that it was the first "modern" revolution, an event so momentous that it changed the very meaning of the word revolution to its current connotation of a political and/or social upheaval that marks a decisive break with the past, moving the society in a forward or progressive direction.
By Paul R. Hanson, Jon Woronoff.
The French Revolution was a period of major social upheaval that began in 1787 and ended in 1799. It sought to completely change the relationship between the rulers and those they governed and to redefine the nature of political power. It proceeded in a back-and-forth process between revolutionary and reactionary forces. Why did the French Revolution happen?