- Published: New York : Vintage Books, 1990.
- Year Published: 1990
- Description: xx, 948 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
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Citizens : a chronicle of the French Revolution
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Call number: 944.04 Sc
Available Copies: Malletts Adult, Traverwood Adult
Prologue: Powers of recall: forty years later -- PART ONE: ALTERATIONS: THE FRANCE OF LOUIS XVI: New men -- Blue horizons, red ink -- Absolutism attacked -- The cultural construction of a citizen -- The cost of modernity -- PART TWO: EXPECTATIONS: Body politics -- Suicides, 1787-1788 -- Grievances, Autumn 1788-Spring 1789 -- Improving a nation -- Bastille, July 1789 -- PART THREE: Reason and unreason, July-November 1789 -- Acts of faith, October 1789-July 1790 -- Departures, August 1790-July 1791 -- "Marsellaise": September 1791-August 1792 -- Impure blood, August 1792--January 1793 -- PART FOUR: VIRTUE AND DEATH: Enemies of the people? Winter-Spring 1793 -- "Terror is the order of the day" -- The politics of turpitude -- Chiliasm, April-July 1794 -- Epilogue.
Explores the French Revolution in terms of the vitality and infatuation with technology that motivated French citizenry toward change and the conflicting, strained economics frustrating their visions for France.
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