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 - Grant - Goodreads
Rather than a modernizing revolution brought on by impersonal social forces, Schama shows a modernizing France where revolution was often about holding onto a paternalistic society and was determined ... Read full review
Review: Citizens: A Chronicle of the French RevolutionUser Review - Pat Carson - Goodreads
I had no real knowledge of the timeline and history of the French Revolution - this title is a great place to start. Read full review