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Europe and the French Revolution

A. Sorel

Europe and the French Revolution

the political traditions of the Old Regime

by A. Sorel

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Published by Collins .
Written in English


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History of Europe. From the Commencement of the French Revolution in , to the Restoration of the Bourbons in Volumes I & II by Archibald Alison and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The French Revolution of had a momentous impact on neighboring countries. The French Revolutionary armies during the s and later under Napoleon invaded and controlled large parts of Size: KB.

The Revolutions of were a wave of failed liberal and republican revolutions that swept through Europe. The French Revolution of led to the creation of the French Second Republic. The Revolutions of in the Italian states. The Revolutions of in the German states. The Revolutions of in the Austrian Empire. The e-textbook was entirely created by a group of students from Colegio Inglés in Monterrey, Mexico and discusses the origins of the French Revolution, its main events and long-term effects over France, Europe and the rest of the world. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed producing it.

  The French Revolution, then, raised two specters simultaneously across the whole of Europe: of a world without religion, and a world with new, improved religions. Both outcomes are consistent with Author: Mark Lilla. Between and France was wracked by a revolution which radically changed the government, administration, military and culture of the nation as well as plunging Europe into a series of wars. France went from a largely feudal state under an absolutist monarch to a republic which executed the king and then to an empire under Napoleon.


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The French Revolution created turmoil across the whole of Europe, via a series of events which continue to captivate and inspire massive debate.

As such, there is a vast range of literature on the topic, much of it involving specific methodologies and : Thoughtco Editors. Europe and the French Revolution: The Political Traditions of the Old Régime.

(L'Europe et la Révolution française #1) The first volume of Sorel is an established classic of historical writing. It is above all a grand survey of the Europe of the Enlightenment and the Ancien Regime in the last generation before the Revolution.4/5.

In conclusion, the book is a good primer on the French Revolution and the widespread effects it imposed upon the whole of Europe and other parts of the world, militarily, politically and ideologically. It's a good starting point for further exploration of the different angles and events.4/4(49).

The best books on The French Revolution. recommended by Lynn Hunt. It's a revolution that still resonates and yet it resists easy interpretation. Lynn Hunt, a leading historian of the French Revolution, tells us what the events of and later years really meant, and what relevance they have for us today.

The French Revolution. Between andthe. famous country of France was a. rich place for the aristocrats, an. easy place to live for the clergy -- or people who were a part of the. Roman Catholic Church -- and a. poor country for the bourgeois, or. members of the middle-class and.

commoners. While King Louis XVI. This collection of essays is the first to examine the impact of the French Revolution. The legacy of the French Revolution extends far beyond the borders of France or even Europe-the ramifications of the Revolution of are truly global and continue to have an impact today.

Although the French Revolution was a response to purely domestic concerns, it was. In Europe, I repeat, the experiment was untried; and it is one of the chief faults of the French revolutionaries that, having been compelled in the critical moment of the opening of the Revolution to the use of election and representation, they envisaged the permanent use of a similar machinery as a something sacred to and normal in the.

What is the best history book on the French Revolution. If you’re not a professional historian, the best modern history of the French Revolution is “Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution,” by Simon Schama. The New York Times Book Review c. French Revolution, also called Revolution ofrevolutionary movement that shook France between and and reached its first climax there in —hence the conventional term “Revolution of ,” denoting the end of the ancien régime in France and serving also to distinguish that event from the later French revolutions of and   The French Revolution was a watershed event in modern European history that began in and ended in the late s with the ascent of Napoleon Bonaparte.

W e know how the French Revolution begins, in proclamations and riots and the storming of the Bastille, how it develops into murderous terror, and ends with the rise of Napoleon; or perhaps, years.

The French Revolution ‘This is more than a history of the French Revolution. It covers all Europe during the revolutionary period, though events in France naturally take first place. It is particularly good on the social and intellectual back-ground.

Surprisingly enough, considering that Lefebvre was primarily an economic historian, it also File Size: 1MB. It is not that Burke was or claimed to be a philosopher.

Nor is his book a detached philosophical reflection on a great historical event. It is designed not merely to explain the event, but to persuade a reading public that the French Revolution is a menace to the civilization of Europe, and of Britain in particular.

The French Revolution had a major impact on Europe and the New World, decisively changing the course of human history. It brought an end to feudalism and made a path for future advances in broadly defined individual on: Kingdom of France. Nationalism has been, without question, one of the most potent political and cultural forces within Europe since the lateth century.

Placing particular emphasis on transnational and comparative links, Nationalism in Modern Europe provides a clear and accessible history of the development of nationalism in Europe from the French Revolution to the book. A classic in its field, loved by instructors and students for its narrative flair, humor, authority, and comprehensive coverage.

More thancopies sold. Available in both one-volume and two-volume paperback editions, A History of Modern Europe presents a panoramic Price: $ But if you read it, it’s more about the French Revolution than the American Revolution. Well, it’s about democracy in general. But as Tocqueville perceives it the great problem well, in a way, perhaps his book should be called the American Aristocracy rather.

Between and10 years of violent turmoil in France grew out of Europe's Enlightenment. After the pillars of power--the Catholic Church, the aristocracy, and the monarchy--fell, continued intramural conflicts stained the decade.

InNapoleon assumed power in a coup and declared the revolution to be over/5(6). The French Revolution of is an important landmark in the history of Europe. It was the first great uprising of the people against the autocracy of the ruler.

It generated ideas of liberty, equality and fraternity which crossed the boundaries of France and influenced whole of Europe. On the continent of Europe the anticlerical movement that found expression in revolution sealed the fate of many monastic and church libraries: those in France, for example, were expropriated in ; in Germany in ; in Spain in In France books were collected in the main towns of the départements in what were called dépots littéraires.

The Seven Years’ War in Europe and the American Revolution across the ocean had a profound effect on the French psyche and made the Western world a volatile one. In addition to charging up the French public, this wartime environment took quite a toll on the French treasury. The French Revolution has fascinated, perplexed, and inspired for more than two centuries.

It was a seismic event that radically transformed France and launched shock waves across the world. In this provocative new history, Peter McPhee draws on a lifetime’s study of eighteenth-century France and Europe to create an entirely fresh account of the world’s first great modern revolution.

The cover of this book, for instance, features a striking engraving of the French revolution of All well and good, except that Eric Hazan's subject is the French revolution Author: David A Bell.