The Coming of the Terror in the French Revolution

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Harvard University Press, 23 փտվ, 2015 թ. - 480 էջ
How did the French Revolution’s ideals of liberty, equality, and fraternity descend into violence and terror? Timothy Tackett offers a new interpretation of this turning point in world history. Penetrating the mentality of Revolutionary elites on the eve of the Terror, he reveals how suspicion and mistrust escalated and helped propel their actions.
 

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The Revolutionary Process
1
1 The Revolutionaries and Their World in 1789
13
2 The Spirit of 89
39
3 The Breakdown of Authority
70
4 The Menace of Counterrevolution
96
5 Between Hope and Fear
121
6 The Factionalization of France
142
7 Fall of the Monarchy
172
10 The Crisis of 93
245
11 Revolution and Terror until Victory
280
12 The Year II and the Great Terror
312
Becoming a Terrorist
340
Abbreviations
351
Notes
353
Sources and Bibliography
419
Acknowledgments
447

8 The First Terror
192
9 The Convention and the Trial of the King
217

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