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Published: 12 February 2009

352 Pages | 11 halftones, 2 line illustrations


ISBN: 9780195367751

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Policing Public Opinion in the French Revolution

The Culture of Calumny and the Problem of Free Speech

Charles Walton

  • Offers a new explanation of the origins of the Terror phase of the French Revolution
  • Looks at the problems and pitfalls new democratic regimes face with free speech while trying to establish legitimacy

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