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The people of France mistrusted the king and still more mistrustedMarie Antoinette, "the Austrian woman." In October 1789 a mob hadbrought them--and the Assembly with them--from Versailles to Paris so that theymight be more closely watched.
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When the king shut them out from their usualplace of meeting, they took the famous Oath of the Tennis Court (June 20, 1789),pledging themselves not to separate until they had given France a constitution.
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In this reliable and succinct introduction to the French Revolution, Peter McPhee tackles the questions which are central to an understanding of this crucial period of French history. Why was there a revolution in France in 1789? Was France fundamentally changed as a result of it? And what effects did it have on everyday life? As well as providing an accessible interpretation of the events and consequences of the Revolution, it also provides an up-to-date guide to the main historiographical debates.
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This book provides a succinct yet up-to-date and challenging approach to the French Revolution of 1789-1799 and its consequences. Peter McPhee provides an accessible and reliable overview and one which deliberately introduces students to central debates among historians. The book has two main aims. One aim is to consider the origins and nature of the Revolution of 1789-99. Why was there a Revolution in France in 1789? Why did the Revolution follow its particular course after 1789? When was it 'over'? A second aim is to examine the significance of the Revolutionary period in accelerating the decay of Ancien Regime society. How 'revolutionary' was the Revolution? Was France fundamentally changed as a result of it? Of particular interest to students will be the emphasis placed by th e author on the repercussions of the Revolution on the practives of daily life: the lived experience of the Revolution. The author's recent work on the environmental impact of the Revolution is also incorporated to provide a lively, modern, and rounded picture of France during this critical phase in the development of modern Europe.
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The unfolding events, he wrote to Washingtonin1790, "[do] not prognosticate much order or vigour in the affairs of that country for aconsiderable period to come." In France he saw none of the bedrock of reason andmoderation that governed the American Revolution and its aftermath.