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The French Revolution

The French Revolution (Paperback, Abridged edition)

By Carlyle, Thomas
Edited by Ball, A. H. R.

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This is the work that established Carlyle's reputation as a historian of enduring scholarly and popular appeal. First published in 1837, Carlyle's authoritative and faithful account of the French Revolution is almost poetic in its depictions of the revolt's events, its heroes and... read full description below.

ISBN 9780486445137
Barcode 9780486445137
Published 3 October 2005 by Dover Publications Inc.
Format Paperback, Abridged edition
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ISBN-13 9780486445137
ISBN-10 0486445135
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Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Dover Publications Inc.
Imprint Dover Publications Inc.
Publication Date 3 October 2005
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback, Abridged edition
Edition Abridged edition
Author(s) By Carlyle, Thomas
Edited by Ball, A. H. R.
Category World History: C 1750 To C 1900
European History
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 133mm
Height: 206mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight 277g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress France - History - Louis XVI, 1774-1793, France - History - Revolution, 1789-1799, Revolution, 1789-1799, Louis XVI, 1774-1793
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 944.04
Catalogue Code 1009708

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This is the history that introduced English-speaking people to the full meaning and tragedy of the French Revolution. Carlyle's scrupulous attention to facts and details, combined with his eloquent and poetic style, is populated by vivid characterizations of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, Mirabeau, Danton, Robespierre, Lafayette, Marat, and others.

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NZ Review No novelist has made his creations live for us more thoroughly than Carlyle has made the men of the French Revolution. George Eliot

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