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Here is an offering that is not nearly so much about the French Revolution of 1789 as its title suggests, yet it remains in print a century and a half after its original... Read morePublished 5 months ago by crafterlady
A very interesting view of pre and post revolutionary France and how the bureaucracy and its overregulation, taxes, and favoritism toward some groups led to the revolution; how it... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Northern Guide
For those who want to understand the organic causes of the French Revolution, this book is a must read. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Charles Cooper
Book came when it was supposed to, before hand even. The book itself gives a lot of valuable insight.Published on October 3, 2009 by Kyle
This book does an excellent job at comparing the Old Regime with post revolutionary France, in describing their similarities and differences such as class distinction. Read morePublished on April 6, 2008 by Ryan
The French Revolution is among the most important events that shaped world history. A lot has been written about it and Alexis de Tocqueville is among the most interesting and... Read morePublished on October 1, 2006 by Elijah Chingosho
A fascinating, thorough, and in-depth analysis of the French Revolution. A must-read for any history student.Published on March 26, 2006 by A. Yuen
Alexis De Tocqueville's work "The Old Regime and the French Revolution" marked the foundation of the prevailing historical argument of the causes of the French Revolution and is by... Read morePublished on February 25, 2005 by Robert E. Murena Jr.