The Connell Guide to The French Revolution

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**The printed version of our guide to The French Revolution will be available on general release from 31 March 2016. Until then, the eBook guide is available for immediate download.**

There has never been agreement on how to understand the French Revolution, and probably never will be. It divided not only France, but all Europe, as soon as it began. The philosopher and statesman Edmund Burke, who had supported American independence, condemned it as something in nitely more dangerous, while his former friend, Thomas Paine, called for Britons to join the Franco-American tide of change. In this short guide, David Andress, drawing on the views of other leading historians, o ers an erudite and succinct analysis of the causes, progress and legacy of one of the de ning events of modern Europe.


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