The French Revolution and Napoleon

Author: Philip G. Dwyer
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0415199077
Release Date: 2002
Genre: History

The upheavals, terror, and drama of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic period restructured politics and society on a grand scale, making this the defining moment for modern European history. This volume collects together a wide selection of primary texts to explain the process behind the enormous changes undergone by France and Europe between 1787 and 1815, from the Terror to the Counter-Revolution and from Marie-Antoinette to Robespierre and Bonaparte. While bringing the impact of historical events to life, Philip Dwyer and Peter McPhee provide a clear outline of the period through key documents and lucid introductory passages and commentary. They illustrate the meaning of the Revolution for peasants, sans-culottes, women, and slaves, as well as placing events within a wider European context.. Students will find this an invaluable source of information on the Revolution as a whole as well as the international significance of the events.

The French Revolution

Author: Peter Davies
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 9781780741574
Release Date: 2012-12-01
Genre: History

Blending narrative with analysis, Peter Davies explores a time of obscene opulence, mass starvation, and ground-breaking ideals; where the streets of Paris ran red with blood, and when even the efficient guillotine was unable to despatch enough "counter-revolutionaries" for the needs of the Terror. Davies brings the subject up to date by considering the legacy of the revolution and how it continues to resonate in today’s France. Dr Peter Davies is senior lecturer in History at the University of Huddersfield

The French Revolution 1787 1804

Author: P. M. Jones
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317863175
Release Date: 2014-09-11
Genre: History

The French Revolution can be seen as an enormous explosion of civic energy with huge ramifications for the rest of the world. In this balanced and accessible account, P.M Jones: Considers the build-up of pressure between 1787 and 1789 as the power of the ancien régime began to crumble Analyses the dramatic events that began with the taking of the Bastille in 1789 and led to the establishment of a radical new order Examines the demise of the Republic in 1804 and assesses the wider significance of the revolutionary decade At the core of the Revolution lay the realisation among ordinary men and women that the human condition was not fixed until the end of time, but could be altered for the better. However, it was soon discovered that the task of building a new and better society would require huge amounts of effort and ingenuity – as well as suffering on a massive scale. This new edition of P.M. Jones’s authoritative overview has been significantly revised to include new material on politics, state violence, the army and citizenship in the French Caribbean colonies. In addition, it includes an expanded selection of original documents and illuminating contemporary images. P. M. JONES is Professor of French History at the University of Birmingham. He has written extensively on the French Revolution and French rural history.

The French Revolution 1787 1804

Author: Peter Jones
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0582772893
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Education

This book, the latest in the best-selling Seminar Studies in History series, provides readers with an accessible and succinct introduction to the French Revolution, one of the most exciting and important periods in modern history. The author examines the events leading up to the revolution, the revolution itself, and the aftermath. The Assessment and Documents sections of the book will be particulalry helpful for the reader to understanding the French Revolution For those interested in French History or the French Revolution

Civilization in the West

Author: Mark A. Kishlansky
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 032110501X
Release Date: 2003
Genre: History

Blending social and political history into a narrative, this book tells a story of Western Civilization through an image-based approach. It illustrates a theme of the chapter and explores the impression of each image. The presentation of geography guides students around the changing contours of the West through maps and Geographic Tours of Europe.

The Encyclopedia of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

Author: Gregory Fremont-Barnes
Publisher: Abc-Clio Incorporated
ISBN: 1851096469
Release Date: 2006
Genre: History

This comprehensive three-volume work on the French Revolution and Napoleon's rule and campaigns covers a wide range of military, political, social, and cultural events and personalities during a time of dramatic change in Europe. âeuro;¢ Nearly 900 A-Z entries on the military, political, cultural, and social aspects of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars âeuro;¢ More than 100 contributors drawn from North America and across Europe, including a wide range of academics, independent historians, and others with specialist knowledge of their respective subjects âeuro;¢ Ten contextual essays providing useful background information on war, society, politics, science, diplomacy, art, and other subjects âeuro;¢ A range of primary source documents totaling more than 50,000 words, including first-hand accounts of battles, treaty texts, key state papers, and more âeuro;¢ Approximately 100 illustrations including battles on land and at sea; commanders representing all the major belligerent powers; and sovereigns and political leaders from a range of nations âeuro;¢ 65 maps, including depictions of Europe at the start and conclusion of the wars; major battles and campaigns, including troop movements; and the political changes produced by major treaties and international conferences including those at Campo Formio (1797), Amiens (1802), and the Congress of Vienna (1815)

The Source Book

Author: William Francis Rocheleau
Publisher:
ISBN: MINN:31951001793348J
Release Date: 1926
Genre: Encyclopedias and dictionaries


The Complete Home Learning Sourcebook

Author: Rebecca Rupp
Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)
ISBN: 0609801090
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Education

Lists all the resources needed to create a balanced curriculum for homeschooling--from preschool to high school level

Sourcebook for Modern Japanese Philosophy

Author: David A. Dilworth
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: UOM:39015053397314
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: Philosophy

The first extensive sourcebook in modern Japanese philosophy, this work features 22 translated, unabridged selections from seven authors plus bio-bibliographical information and editorial commentary.

Video Sourcebook

Author: Thomson Gale
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 1414400993
Release Date: 2007-10
Genre: Performing Arts

From classroom aids to corporate training programs, technical resources to self-help guides, children's features to documentaries, theatrical releases to straight-to-video movies, The Video Source Book continues its comprehensive coverage of the wide universe of video offerings with more than 130,000 complete program listings, encompassing more than 160,000 videos. All listings are arranged alphabetically by title. Each entry provides a description of the program and information on obtaining the title. Six indexes -- alternate title, subject, credits, awards, special formats and program distributors -- help speed research.

A Brief History of Western Civilization

Author: Mark A. Kishlansky
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 0321097009
Release Date: 2002
Genre: History

* Four Color Design. The new four-color format enhances the value of the maps and graphics and makes the book more visually exciting, more accessible, and easier to read. * Primary Sources. Selections from primary source documents designed to stimulate student interest in history. Each source is accompanied by an explanatory headnote that provides the necessary historical context. * Geographical Tours of Europe. Thematic tours, each accompanied by a map, to guide the student around the changing contours of the geography of Western history. * TECHNOLOGY ADVANTAGE: Discovering Western Civilization On-Line. This end-of-chapter annotated website resource links students to top-rated sites of documents, images, and cultural resources. * Updated scholarship and coverage in the post-World War II chapters. * Special Feature Essays will be available on the Companion Website. There will be a link in the Discovering Western Civilization On-Line section. * Balanced approach that spotlights comprehensive coverage of social history within a traditional, political framework. * Increased Coverage of Hellenism recognizes how Hellenism influenced the cultures of the western Mediterranean. * The Visua

Napoleon s Military Machine

Author: Philip J. Haythornthwaite
Publisher: Spellmount, Limited Publishers
ISBN: 0946771669
Release Date: 1988
Genre: France

An analysis of how Napoleon transformed the armies of the French Revolutionary Wars.