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Interpreting the French Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: François Furet
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981-09-24 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The author applies the philosophies of Alexis de Tocqueville and Augustin Cochin to both historical and contemporary explanations of the French Revolution.
In the Workshop of History
Language: en
Pages: 259
Authors: François Furet
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984-12 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Those concerned with the practice of history as a discipline and as an intellectual activity will be intrigued by the view of history that François Furet offers in this collection of essays. After twenty-five years as a professional historian at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes and in the ranks of
The French Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 149
Authors: Robert Sobel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990-01-01 - Publisher: Peter Smith Pub Incorporated

Books about The French Revolution
The Passing of an Illusion
Language: en
Pages: 600
Authors: François Furet
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-06-01 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

François Furet was acknowledged as the twentieth century's preeminent historian of the French Revolution. But years before his death, he turned his attention to the consequences and aftermath of another critical revolution—the Communist revolution. The result, Le passé d'une illusion, is a penetrating history of the ideological passions that have
Interpreting the Terror - Circumstance or ideology?
Language: en
Pages: 12
Authors: Martin Röw
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-05-03 - Publisher: GRIN Verlag

Seminar paper from the year 2004 in the subject History Europe - Other Countries - Modern Times, Absolutism, Industrialization, grade: B, University of Auckland (History), course: History 324 - Old Regime and Revolution in France, 15 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The Terror of the French Revoltion has