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Published: 09 April 2009

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780199559855

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Aristocracy and its Enemies in the Age of Revolution

William Doyle

  • The story of the French Revolution's violent attack on the French nobility - the most dazzling and sophisticated elite in the eighteenth century European world
  • Traces the intellectual roots of the attack on the nobility over the preceding centuries, especially the impact of the American Revolution
  • Looks at the long-term consequences of the events of the 1790s for noble power and influence in the centuries that followed

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