Three decades ago, Franois Furet famously announced that the French Revolution was over. Napoleon's armies ceased to march around Europe long ago, and Louis XVIII even returned to occupy the throne of his guillotined brother. And yet the Revolutions memory continues to hold sway over imaginations and cultures around the world. This sway is felt particularly strongly by those who are interested in history: for the French Revolution not only altered the course of history radically, but became the fountainhead of historicism ...

Historicising the French Revolution 2008, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781847186409

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