The French Revolution

The French Revolution

Non-Fiction, History & Politics, European History, French History
Paperback Published on: 28/01/1982
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If you want to discover the captivating history of the French Revolution, this is the book for you . . .Concise, convincing and exciting, this is Christopher Hibbert's brilliant account of the events that shook eighteenth-century Europe to its foundation. With a mixture of lucid storytelling and fascinating detail, he charts the French Revolution from its beginnings at an impromptu meeting on an indoor tennis court at Versailles in 1789, right through to the 'coup d'etat' that brought Napoleon to power ten years later.In the process he explains the drama and complexities of this epoch-making era in the compelling and accessible manner he has made his trademark.'A spectacular replay of epic action' Richard Holmes, The Times'Unquestionably the best popular history of the French Revolution' The Good Book Guide

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780140049459
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Weight: 260g
  • Dimensions: 192 x 128 x 28 mm

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The French Revolution
Monumental and yet accessible...
Christopher Hibbert is among a rare breed of historian who can combine scholarly excellence with a common touch, making the period discussed both an acces... READ MORE
D J Smith
The French Revolution
The French Revolution by Christopher Hibbert
This is a very enjoyable read for any enthusiast of history. The detailed descriptions of the key people and events is gripping, giving an excellent unders... READ MORE
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