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That being said, the book is occasionally uneven.
Citizens is a very well written history of the French Revolution covering a massive amount of events, details and personalities with a good deal of background to boot.
I purchased this copy because my husband and I had read the other until it literally fell apart.
Although the book has been out for a number of years, it is still an authoritative and easy to read account of the French Revolution. Read morePublished 13 days ago by B. N. Peacock
Simon Schama is a master. Historians come and go, and while in academics, history has really only recently been elevated to the status of truly important for the well-rounded... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Dusty Taylor
It was an exceedingly odd revolution and it does legitimately require 875 pages to tell the story properly. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Brenda Teese
I bought this having read A Place of Greater Safety by Hilary Mantel because I wanted to find out more about the real lives of the characters in the book. Read morePublished 7 months ago by WHETSTONE Catherine
This is the book that Gordon S. Wood should've written. Its about the horrors and brutality and Godlessness of the French Revolution. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Lil Domi
Simon Schama has vividly illustrated the lives of those high and low, before and during the revolution. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Michael Epps
Reading "Citizens" made it obvious to me that the author is a subject matter expert on the French Revolution. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Ritesh Laud
Simon Schama, ahhhh. If you haven't seen his "Power of Art" DVD series, treat yourself. But he's at his history wonkish, opinionating trendspotting best with Citizens. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Susan Price
Chronicle is right. Even for a historical it was overly analytical. Dated and full of useless information about a very important time in french/world history.Published 11 months ago by edward a zamora