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A Companion to the French Revolution [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781444335644Series: Blackwell Companions to European HistoryPublication details: Chicester : Wiley, 2012.ISBN:
  • 9781118316412
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: No title; Print version:: A Companion to the French RevolutionDDC classification:
  • 944.04
LOC classification:
  • DC147.8 .C75 2012
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Contents:
A Companion to the French Revolution; Copyright; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I The Origins and Nature of the Crisis of 1789; Chapter One Rethinking the Origins of the French Revolution; Can We Explain the Origins?; The Orthodox View; A Revolutionary Bourgeoisie?; Eighteenth-Century Capitalism in Question; The Nature of the Nobility; The Enlightenment and the Revolution; Rethinking the Models of Revolution; Redefining the State and Power; Crisis and Revolution; Chapter Two The Social and Economic Crisis in France at the End of the Ancien Régime
Back to Basics: An Unequal and Fragmented SocietyGrowth and Prosperity in the Eighteenth Century: Evidence and Ambiguity; Crystallization of Crises between 1785 and 1789; Chapter Three The Cultural Origins of the French Revolution; Chapter Four France and the Atlantic World; I; II; III; Part II Reshaping France, 1789-91; Chapter Five The Principles of 1789; Chapter Six Reimagining Space and Power; Administrative Space; The New Division of the Territory; Winners and Losers; Dispensing Justice; Religion and Public Space; Revolutionary Vandalism and Symbolic Space; Building the Revolution
Chapter Fourteen Urban Crowds, Riot, Utopia, and Massacres, 1789-92
Chapter Ten A Tale of Two Narratives: The French Revolution in International Context, 1787-93The Two Nightmare Narratives; The Nootka Sound Crisis; The Unimaginable Alliance and the Resurgence of Austria; The Road to War 29; Final Assessment; Part IV Contesting the Limits of Revolution; Chapter Eleven Whose Revolution?; Rights and Exclusions; Rustics, Peasants, and Commoners; Assemblies of Citizens; The Sharing of Weaponry; Minorities and Universalism; The Universalizing of Circulation and Revolutionary Currency; Legislative Constraints; Conclusion
Chapter Twelve Gender, Sexuality, and Political CultureThe Sexualist Paradigm; The Political Exclusion of Women; A Sexist Democracy; The Patriarchal Paradigm; Familialism or Women in the Political System; The Patriarchy and the Question of Spheres; Chapter Thirteen The Peasantry, Feudalism, and the Environment, 1789-93; Introduction; The Peasantry and their Grievances in 1789; Insurrection and the Abolition of Feudalism; Access to Land: Actions and Results; The Impact on the Environment; Conclusion; Part V Revolutionary and Counter-Revolutionary Violence
Conclusion: Reordering Space and TimeChapter Seven "The Case against the King," 1789-93; Part III Church, State, and War; Chapter Eight The Ancien Régime, Catholic Europe, and the Revolution's Religious Schism; A Brief Overview 1; The Making of the Civil Constitution; The Making of the Papal Condemnation; Conclusion; Chapter Nine The Origins and Outcomes of Religious Schism, 1790-99; Introduction; Precursors to Crisis: The Late Ancien Régime and Early Revolution, 1764-90; The Ecclesiastical Oath and Birth of a Schism, 1790-92; Church Destruction and Resilience, 1793-99; Conclusion
Summary: A Companion to the French Revolution comprises twenty-nine newly-written essays reassessing the origins, development, and impact of this great turning-point in modern history. Examines the origins, development and impact of the French Revolution Features original contributions from leading historians, including six essays translated from French.Presents a wide-ranging overview of current historical debates on the revolution and future directions in scholarshipGives equally thorough treatment to both causes and outcomes of the French Revolution </u
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A Companion to the French Revolution; Copyright; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Abbreviations; Introduction; Part I The Origins and Nature of the Crisis of 1789; Chapter One Rethinking the Origins of the French Revolution; Can We Explain the Origins?; The Orthodox View; A Revolutionary Bourgeoisie?; Eighteenth-Century Capitalism in Question; The Nature of the Nobility; The Enlightenment and the Revolution; Rethinking the Models of Revolution; Redefining the State and Power; Crisis and Revolution; Chapter Two The Social and Economic Crisis in France at the End of the Ancien Régime

Back to Basics: An Unequal and Fragmented SocietyGrowth and Prosperity in the Eighteenth Century: Evidence and Ambiguity; Crystallization of Crises between 1785 and 1789; Chapter Three The Cultural Origins of the French Revolution; Chapter Four France and the Atlantic World; I; II; III; Part II Reshaping France, 1789-91; Chapter Five The Principles of 1789; Chapter Six Reimagining Space and Power; Administrative Space; The New Division of the Territory; Winners and Losers; Dispensing Justice; Religion and Public Space; Revolutionary Vandalism and Symbolic Space; Building the Revolution

Chapter Fourteen Urban Crowds, Riot, Utopia, and Massacres, 1789-92

Chapter Ten A Tale of Two Narratives: The French Revolution in International Context, 1787-93The Two Nightmare Narratives; The Nootka Sound Crisis; The Unimaginable Alliance and the Resurgence of Austria; The Road to War 29; Final Assessment; Part IV Contesting the Limits of Revolution; Chapter Eleven Whose Revolution?; Rights and Exclusions; Rustics, Peasants, and Commoners; Assemblies of Citizens; The Sharing of Weaponry; Minorities and Universalism; The Universalizing of Circulation and Revolutionary Currency; Legislative Constraints; Conclusion

Chapter Twelve Gender, Sexuality, and Political CultureThe Sexualist Paradigm; The Political Exclusion of Women; A Sexist Democracy; The Patriarchal Paradigm; Familialism or Women in the Political System; The Patriarchy and the Question of Spheres; Chapter Thirteen The Peasantry, Feudalism, and the Environment, 1789-93; Introduction; The Peasantry and their Grievances in 1789; Insurrection and the Abolition of Feudalism; Access to Land: Actions and Results; The Impact on the Environment; Conclusion; Part V Revolutionary and Counter-Revolutionary Violence

Conclusion: Reordering Space and TimeChapter Seven "The Case against the King," 1789-93; Part III Church, State, and War; Chapter Eight The Ancien Régime, Catholic Europe, and the Revolution's Religious Schism; A Brief Overview 1; The Making of the Civil Constitution; The Making of the Papal Condemnation; Conclusion; Chapter Nine The Origins and Outcomes of Religious Schism, 1790-99; Introduction; Precursors to Crisis: The Late Ancien Régime and Early Revolution, 1764-90; The Ecclesiastical Oath and Birth of a Schism, 1790-92; Church Destruction and Resilience, 1793-99; Conclusion

A Companion to the French Revolution comprises twenty-nine newly-written essays reassessing the origins, development, and impact of this great turning-point in modern history. Examines the origins, development and impact of the French Revolution Features original contributions from leading historians, including six essays translated from French.Presents a wide-ranging overview of current historical debates on the revolution and future directions in scholarshipGives equally thorough treatment to both causes and outcomes of the French Revolution </u