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£70.00

Hardback

Published: 20 June 2013

336 Pages

234x156mm

ISBN: 9780199576302


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Choosing Terror

Virtue, Friendship, and Authenticity in the French Revolution

Marisa Linton

  • First study in 70 years to look at the collective politics of the Jacobin leaders during the Terror
  • Casts new light on a perennial problem: what causes people in certain circumstances to choose terror?
  • Original perspective, informed by ideas about emotion, agency, gender and the self
  • Allows readers to understand the Jacobin leaders not just as articulators of ideology but as people
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