Origins of the French Revolution

Unconquerable Minds
Editor(s): 
Campbell, Peter R.
ISBN: 
0333949714
Date published: 
November 2005
Paperback
Price: 
£16.99
Pages: 
416

The question of what brought about the French Revolution remains the subject of vigorous debate and perennial interest. This clear collection is an excellent introduction to a complex topic, written by ten distinguished American and British historians at the forefront of their fields. Chapters on political culture, finance, the role of religion, politics, art, the parlement, peasants, pamphlets and the Estates General go to the heart of recent debate, making the origins of the French Revolution easier to study and teach.