- Paperback: 346 pages
- Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (November 17, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1412818338
- ISBN-13: 978-1412818339
- Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.5 inches
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Review of the 1930 edition: “The author’s analysis and description in each of the chapters are painstaking and fresh, his appreciations, quick and penetrating . . . [T]he author’s original approach to a problem which has never before been systematically examined, his keen conclusions, tempered by sound reservations, and his well-rounded generalizations make this work an invaluable one for all students of the French Revolution.”
—Leo Gershoy, The American Historical Review
Review of the 1930 edition: “[F]ull of useful information.”
—Louis Gottschalk, The Journal of Modern History
About the Author
Crane Brinton (1898–1968) was professor of history at Harvard University. He wrote extensively on the history of Western political and moral philosophy and was an expert on the dynamics of revolutionary movements. Some of his books include A History of Western Morals, The Shaping of Modern Thought, and The Americans and the French.