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By Eric Hazan,David Fernbach

A daring new historical past of the French Revolution from the point of view of the peasants, employees, ladies and sans culottes.

The legacy of the French Revolution has remained a desirable and contentious topic for over centuries. rather than seeing the revolution as an aberrant massacre at the route to a liberal society, this new ebook, the 1st major historical past of the French Revolution in over 20 years, keeps that it essentially replaced the Western international. taking a look at heritage from the ground up, the historical past of operating humans and peasants, Hazan asks: How did they see their possibilities? What have been they scuffling with for? What was once the fear and will it's justified? and the way used to be the revolution stopped in its tracks? this is often vibrant ancient writing – the multitude of voices of the Revolution come to existence. Hazan indicates how purely throughout the humans will we absolutely comprehend the legacy of the French Revolution.

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