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The French Revolution (Dover Value Editions) Paperback – Abridged, October 3, 2005
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Carlyle acknowledges, contrary to convention, "there is no period to be met with, in which the general Twenty-five Millions of France suffered less than in this period which they name Reign of Terror."
He praises the revolution as "Surely a great phenomenon: nay it is a transcendental one, overstepping all rules and experience; the crowning phenomenon of our Modern Time."
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French Rev. is one of the best books on that subject in existence. Angry Birds not so much to like.Published 22 months ago by Thomas C. Harter
easy to read and follow the theme of the story from the beginning to the end. for history buffs and as a tool to the pastPublished on September 15, 2013 by suttonworc
I read Carlyle at an impressionable age (16 or so) and his book on the French Revolution is certainly fun to read. Read morePublished on October 31, 2010 by Barbara J. Guetti