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 - Autumn - Goodreads
I needed a thorough overview of the French Revolution and this did the trick. I appreciated that it began well in advance of 1789 and discussed the lead up to the Revolution in a leisurely way. A few ... Read full review
Review: Citizens: A Chronicle of the French RevolutionUser Review - Chris Gager - Goodreads
I've had this for a while and have been avoiding it. Why? You know, it's that "history" thing. Pretty good so far... I'll be looking for some explanation for all the civilized bloodletting. Long way ... Read full review