This major work, graphically describes the panic, paranoia, and social chaos that sparked the Revolution. One of France's great historians analyzes the causes of the mass hysteria that overcame rural France during the summer of 1789, as hungry villagers flocked into towns to look for work or to beg for charity, and as vagrants and beggars choked the rural roads, threatening reprisals against householders who refused to give them shelter or a crust of bread.
Originally published in 1983.
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Ancien titulaire de la chaire d'histoire de la revolution francaise a la Sorbonne et directeur des Annales historiques de la revolution francaise (1874-1959)Language Notes:
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Book Description Schocken, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110805209395
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