Origins of the French Revolution

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9780198222842: Origins of the French Revolution

This new edition of the acclaimed 1981 study of the origins of the French Revolution remains a provocative and up-to-date synthesis of the important work on this complex topic. Incorporating the wealth of research that has appeared over the last eight years, Doyle presents a detailed analysis of the ancien régime and the struggle for power that followed its disappearance.

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William Doyle is at University of Bristol.


"An excellent introduction to the Revolution."--E. McKinley, Asbury College

Praise for the first edition: "Required reading for all undergraduate and graduate students studying the French Revolution."--Choice

"From time to time a specialist succeeds in blending the many books and articles in his field in a synthesis worthwhile for any historian or any educated reader. William Doyle has done this in a brief, clear, and thoughtful book."--Journal of Modern History

"The book is well conceived and refreshing, and demonstrates Doyle's mastery of both older and more recent scholarship....An impressive piece of historical writing and an important contribution to French revolutionary scholarship."--The Historian

"His work will become a standard synthesis of recent scholarship on the causes of the Revolution."--Eighteenth-Century Studies

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Doyle, William
Published by Oxford University Press (1988)
ISBN 10: 019822284X ISBN 13: 9780198222842
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1988. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11019822284X

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