As the preface says, this is not a history of the Revolution, but a picture of life in Paris under it.
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61719-411-5 Publication Status: In Print Publication Date: Jan 4,2011 Interior Color: Black Trim Size: 8.25 x 10.75 Page Count: 567 Language: English ISBN: 978-1-61719-411-5 Price: $222.00 Your price: $155.40
As the preface says, this is not a history of the Revolution, but a picture of life in Paris under it. It does not treat the history of the National Convention, but it lists various delegations to it;the Commune; the reception of Monroe as American minister; the events of the first half of 1794; love-letters of a revolutionary journalist, Madame Roland, and the emigres; the British in Paris; the promised letters of the convicted; the fall of Rovespierre; and the fate of the Committee of Public Safety. Appendices on the profanation of tombs, the Revolutionary Calendar; showing that certain revolutionary phrases were not originial with the men associated with them; and the errors in Carlyle's history.