Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 April 2011

352 Pages | 11 hts

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9780199795802

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Policing Public Opinion in the French Revolution

The Culture of Calumny and the Problem of Free Speech

Charles Walton

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