Citizens: A Chronicle of The French Revolution
The most authoritative social, cultural and narrative history of the French Revolution, and one of the great landmarks of modern history publishing.
'Monumental...provocative and stylish, Simon Schama's account of the first few years of the great Revolution in France, and of the decades that led up to it, is thoughtful, informed and profoundly revisionist' Eugen Weber, The New York Times Book Review
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Review: Citizens: A Chronicle of the French RevolutionUser Review - Tom - Goodreads
Extremely long -- and not in a bad way. Schama aims to cover every single detail of the revolution and he does so in a way that's both vivid and riveting. You can't imagine a better chronicle. Read full review
Review: Citizens: A Chronicle of the French RevolutionUser Review - Adam Laughton - Goodreads
I was hoping this would be a great first general history of the French Revolution. To be sure, it is excellent, but I would recommend it more to a person who is already generally familiar with the historical outline, movements and personalities associated with this period. Read full review