Posted on December 19, 2019 12:30 pm
by Tom Chaffin
The fifth and final excerpt from Revolutionary Brothers takes place in Paris in 1789, as Thomas Jefferson witnesses the civil unrest marking the beginning of the French Revolution.
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Posted on July 31, 2017 3:19 pm
by Lucy Worsley
‘What calm lives they had . . .
No worries about the French Revolution,
or the crushing struggles of the Napoleonic wars.’
Winston Churchill on Pride and Prejudice
Jane Austen never went to France. In her lifetime, … Read the article
Posted on January 7, 2013 5:10 pm
By Alan Forrest
Napoleon’s rise owed everything to the French Revolution, to its ideals of liberty and equality, the meritocracy that lay at its roots, and the huge institutional changes that it wrought. Without the events of 1789, France would … Read the article