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The French Revolution By Thomas Carlyle
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The French Revolution is a work by Scottish essayist, philosopher, and historian Thomas Carlyle. It is a massive, even heroic undertaking - one which hadn't been achieved before and has not since.... More > Carlyle's literary style is unique: written in the present tense first-person plural, A History follows along chronologically as the events of the Revolution unfold with sweeping, apocalyptic grandeur. The reader feels as though he or she were observing, participating almost in, the events occurring on the Paris streets. The reader is carried along day-by-day, month-by-month as the as the inevitable disaster comes to life: the meeting of the Estates General, the Tennis Court Oath, the march on Versailles, the varied attempts to draft a constitution, the fall out between the royal couple and the Revolutionary Government, the escape attempt to Varennes, the beheading of the king and queen, the "Reign of Terror," and lastly the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte as he famously cleared the streets with a "whiff of grapeshot."< Less
The French Revolution By Thomas Carlyle
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Thomas Carlyle (4 December 1795 – 5 February 1881) was a Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher. One of the most important social commentators of his time, he... More > presented many lectures during his lifetime with certain acclaim in the Victorian era. One of those conferences resulted in his famous work On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and The Heroic in History where he explains that the key role in history lies in the actions of the "Great Man", claiming that "History is nothing but the biography of the Great Man". A respected historian in his day, his 1837 book The French Revolution: A History was the inspiration for Dickens' 1859 novel A Tale of Two Cities, and remains popular today. Carlyle's 1836 novel Sartor Resartus is considered one of the finest works of the nineteenth century.< Less
The French Revolution By Nesta Webster
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Webster's fundamental theme here is that the French Revolution resulted from a web of conspiracies, the primary of which was that of the Orleanist faction. Also involved were Illuminated Freemasonry,... More > the Prussian Court, and English Jacobins. . This work is both finely documented and significant in respect of hidden history. Any who would truly understand this terribly important epic of modern history would be well served by carefully reading this very important book.< Less
The French Revolution By Nesta Webster
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Webster's fundamental theme here is that the French Revolution resulted from a web of conspiracies, the primary of which was that of the Orleanist faction. Also involved were Illuminated Freemasonry,... More > the Prussian Court, and English Jacobins. . This work is both finely documented and significant in respect of hidden history. Any who would truly understand this terribly important epic of modern history would be well served by carefully reading this very important book.< Less
The French Revolution By Nesta Webster
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Webster's fundamental theme here is that the French Revolution resulted from a web of conspiracies, the primary of which was that of the Orleanist faction. Also involved were Illuminated Freemasonry,... More > the Prussian Court, and English Jacobins. . - This work is both finely documented and significant in respect of hidden history. Any who would truly understand this terribly important epic of modern history would be well served by carefully reading this very important book.< Less
Scaramouche: A Romance of the French Revolution By Rafael Sabatini
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A young aristocrat finds himself in the middle of battles romantic and revolutionary as the French Revolution begins. He embraces every role that comes his way: the theater's Scaramouche, a clever... More > lawyer, a cutthroat politician, a skilled swordsman, and a passionate lover.< Less
The French Revolution a History By Thomas Carlyle
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The French Revolution A History was written by the Scottish essayist, philosopher, and historian Thomas Carlyle. The three-volume work charts the course of the French Revolution from 1789 to the... More > height of the Reign of Terror (1793-4) and culminates in 1795. A massive undertaking which draws together a wide variety of sources, Carlyle's history is considered to be an authoritative account of the early course of the Revolution. The book immediately established Carlyle's reputation as an important 19th century intellectual. It also served as a major influence on a number of his contemporaries. Carlyle unfolds his history by often writing in present-tense first-person plural: as though he and the reader were observers, indeed almost participants, on the streets of Paris at the fall of the Bastille or the public execution of Louis XVI. This, naturally, involves the reader by simulating the history itself instead of solely recounting historical events.< Less
The French Revolution in San Domingo By T Lothrop Stoddard
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The shocking true story of the race war in the French colony of San Domingo, now called Haiti, which raged from 1789 to 1805. During this time, 450,000 Negro slaves, 39,000 whites and 27,500... More > mixed-race persons slugged it out in a bloodthirsty conflict which ended with the complete extermination of every white person on the Caribbean island—and created the state of Haiti. The lessons contained in this book—on the ills of slavery, the incompatibility of the races, and the dangers of liberal ideology—are more valid today than ever before.< Less
The French Revolution in San Domingo By T Lothrop Stoddard
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The shocking true story of the race war in the French colony of San Domingo, now called Haiti, which raged from 1789 to 1805. During this time, 450,000 Negro slaves, 39,000 whites and 27,500... More > mixed-race persons slugged it out in a bloodthirsty conflict which ended with the complete extermination of every white person on the Caribbean island—and created the state of Haiti. The lessons contained in this book—on the ills of slavery, the incompatibility of the races, and the dangers of liberal ideology—are more valid today than ever before.< Less
The French Revolution in San Domingo By T. Lothrop Stoddard
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The shocking true story of the race war in the French colony of San Domingo, now called Haiti, which raged from 1789 to 1805. During this time, 450,000 Negro slaves, 39,000 whites and 27,500... More > mixed-race persons slugged it out in a bloodthirsty conflict which ended with the complete extermination of every white person on the Caribbean island—and created the state of Haiti. The lessons contained in this book—on the ills of slavery, the incompatibility of the races, and the dangers of liberal ideology—are more valid today than ever before.< Less