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Ok, I admit that the French Revolution is not an area in which I am well-read which, no doubt, contributed to my unwillngness to finish this book. Read morePublished 7 months ago by N. Perz
This is the only book I have read about the French Revolution and it aftermath and it taught me a lot. The French monarchy was nearly bankrupted fighting the American Revolution. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Matthew J. Brennan
The story of the Great Terror in the Revolution is a twice-told tale for most readers here. Andress applies the standards of our time, the post-cold war era of human rights:... Read morePublished 15 months ago by R. L. Huff
I read this as a companion to Hilary Mantel's "A Place of Greater Safety." Read together the books illuminate each other, enriching the experience of both. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Ardelle Cowie
An extremely comprehensive treatment of the Terror period in post-revolutionary France. I am not an expert by any means, but I'd argue that David Andress can't possibly have left... Read morePublished 23 months ago by nycrinne
This is not a history of the French Revolution but it is an intense study of the years of the terror in France. The only flaw would be a better lead in to the events.Published on November 28, 2013 by Eugene Woehr
Terror as State Policy? This is the essential question posed by David Andress' excellent work, "The Terror: the Merciless War for Freedom in Revolutionary France". Read morePublished on December 26, 2010 by mickey94109
At the conclusion of Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral, one of the actors addresses the audience directly to remind them that the murder of Archbishop Becket by Henry II's knights... Read morePublished on October 30, 2010 by R. Albin
This year marks the 218th anniversary of the beginning of the Great French Revolution with storming of the Bastille on July 14th 1789. Read morePublished on June 28, 2007 by Alfred Johnson