The French Revolution

The French Revolution

A History

Book - 2002
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The book that established Thomas Carlyle's reputation when first published in 1837, this spectacular historical masterpiece has since been accepted as the standard work on the subject. It combines a shrewd insight into character, a vivid realization of the picturesque, and a singular ability to bring the past to blazing life, making it a reading experience as thrilling as any novel. As John D. Rosenberg observes in his Introduction, The French Revolution is "one of the grand poems of [Carlyle's] century, yet its poetry consists in being everywhere scrupulously rooted in historical fact."

This Modern Library Paperback Classics edition, complete and unabridged, is unavailable anywhere else.
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2002
Edition: 2002 Modern Library pbk. ed. --
ISBN: 9780375760228
0375760229
Branch Call Number: 944/.04/Car 698901 1
Characteristics: xliii, 798 p. --

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