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Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution Paperback – March 17, 1990
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-Barbara Batty, Port Arthur I.S.D., TX
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It is understandable that readers find that there is too much anecdote and detail in this book however I argue that it is all for a purpose. Simon Schama is one of those writers that doesn't simply want to provide readers with the chronology but he wants to enrich the events with information and details that not only shed light on what happened but provide a volume of supplemental knowledge that in pieces may do little but together solidify the reader's understanding of the subject. This is vastly important to getting a grasp on this book. I believe Schama uses anecdotes not as flourishes but as mnemonic devices for the readers understanding as well.
It is not meant to be a quick read. Citizens is very deliberate. Schama's verbose style is also this works beauty.Read more ›
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Very old book with great amount of wear. Smells Ancient and has black spots on the cover that won't come offPublished 2 months ago by Darryan Dhanpat
Ooh the detail. Maybe a bit too much detail and the story line gets bogged down. Brought the Kindle version to get some relief from the tiny font of the paper version. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
Simon Schama depicts The French Revolution in 1780s with greta detalhes. Highlanders recommended! With pictures form The time and histórico evidencies.Published 7 months ago by Fernando Antunes
An inside view of the French Revolution and why it failed(my opinion)!Published 8 months ago by Heavy Metal
If you are interested in French history this book is a well researched book about the French revolution and all the people who had a hand in changing the politics of the time. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Peter Bistol
The book is certainly very detailed and thorough. Somewhat unnecessarily so in places, which can feel a bit tedious even for an interested reader. Read morePublished 11 months ago by J. Randolph