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This little book is highly recommended for the student, amateur historian or the simply curious.
Instead, his approach to trace the origin, process, results, and impact of the event provides both a very clear flow of what has happened and why they are important.
The book ends with a Timeline, The Revolutionary Calendar, a list of Further Readings, and an Index.
Beyond any doubt, the French Revolution was a crucial event. It was important in political philosophy (the Revolution had significant ideological underpinnings). Read morePublished 1 month ago by Keith A. Comess
A good summary of the revolution, but not necessarily for beginners. I found myself consulting other sources to get a better picture of the historical events. Read morePublished 1 month ago by The Texas Firefly
I really enjoyed the book. The author has a very clear, warm, and friendly writing style. He explains well the reasons why the French Revolution is said to have had a great... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jonathan C. Kriewall
This very short book does what it sets out to do - to introduce the reader to this vast and broad topic, the French Revolution. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Igor Faynshteyn
The only criticism is that it is TOO short! I felt he did succeed in presenting the French revolution fairly and best of all how it influenced the revolutions that followed.Published 5 months ago by Stan Beckman
For those who need a very concise summary of the French Revolution before diving deeper with other authors, this is an excellent start. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Stillwater
I twas exactly what the recipient wanted, a well written introduction to the French Revolution that is short enough to be absorbed quickly.Published 6 months ago by J. Smith
Billed as a very short intro to the French Revolution, this book delivers. It is extremely brief, but while it understandably is short on details, it still manages to be... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Mark Garbowski
I found this book very helpful in understanding the events of the French revolution and the impact of these events at the time, and their importance for our own time. Read morePublished 16 months ago by M.Kalma (Mrs.)