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The Fall of Robespierre: 24 Hours in Revolutionary Paris


Colin Jones

13 July 2023

The day of 9 Thermidor (27 July 1794) is universally acknowledged as a major turning-point in the history of the French Revolution. Maximilien Robespierre, the most prominent member of the Committee of Public Safety, was planning to destroy one of the most dangerous plots that the Revolution had faced.

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For God and Liberty: Catholicism and Revolution in the Atlantic World, 1790-1861


Pamela Voekel

22 December 2022

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Fifth Sun: A New History of the Aztecs


Camilla Townsend

04 November 2021

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Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest: Updated Edition


Matthew Restall

10 August 2021

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The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition


William Doyle

28 November 2019

Very Short Introductions

William Doyle chronicles the unfolding events of the French Revolution, from the quarrels of the first revolutionaries with the king, to the Terror, to the rise of Napoleon. Considering how and why the revolution destroyed the age-old cultural, institutional, and social structures in France, Doyle also explores its lasting effects today.

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Braddock's Defeat: The Battle of the Monongahela and the Road to Revolution


David L. Preston

04 January 2018

Pivotal Moments in American History

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The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921


Mark D. Steinberg

01 December 2016

Oxford Histories

A new history of the Russian Revolution, exploring how people experienced it in their own lives, from Bloody Sunday in 1905 to the final shots of the civil war in 1921. The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921 focuses on human experience to address key issues of inequality, power, and violence, and ideas of justice and freedom.

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The Mexican Revolution: A Very Short Introduction


Alan Knight

28 January 2016

Very Short Introductions

The Mexican Revolution was a 'great' revolution, decisive for Mexico, important within Latin America, and comparable to the other major revolutions of modern history. Alan Knight offers a succinct account of the period, from the initial uprising against Porfirio Díaz and the ensuing decade of civil war, to the enduring legacy of the Revolution.

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The American Revolution: A Very Short Introduction


Robert J. Allison

23 July 2015

Very Short Introductions

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The History of the Rebellion: A new selection


Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, Paul Seaward, Paul Seaward

12 February 2009

Oxford World's Classics

Clarendon's History chonicles the English Civil War from the perspective of someone intimately involved in the events he describes. This classic work is admired for its literary quality as well as its historical value; this new selection also contains passages from The Life, Clarendon's autobiography, to produce a vivid narrative history.

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