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The French Revolution and the birth of modernity

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Civilization, Modern -- 18th century,
    • Political science -- History,
    • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Influence

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Ferenc Fehér.
      ContributionsFehér, Ferenc, 1933-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC148 .F722 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 289 p. ;
      Number of Pages289
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1858305M
      ISBN 100520068793, 0520071204
      LC Control Number90010819

      Unit 5: The French Revolution and the Birth of Modernity. Many argue the French Revolution was the most important modern revolution. In this unit, we analyze its causes, dynamics, ideologies, and legacies. The revolutionary leaders abolished the monarchy and altered most of France's social and political institutions to make them more rational. Buy The French Revolution & the Birth of Modernity, Oxfam, editor: Ferenc Feher, , , Books, History.

        The top 10 French Revolution novels Ahead of this year's Bastille Day, novelist Jonathan Grimwood chooses fiction's best treatments of the mother of modern revolts. In my thesis, I explore the cultural history of the French Revolution and its relation to the modern era which ensued. Many historians have studied the French Revolution as it relates to culture, the rise of modernity, and fashion. I combine the unique histories of all three of these aspects to reach an understanding of the history of the Author: Bithy R. Goodman.

      The French Revolution was not just one of the most important events in European history but the history of the world as well. Inspired by liberal and radical ideas the Revolution had a significant impact on absolute monarchy structure throughout the European continent and introduced republican and liberal democratic forms of government. If modernity is defined by liberalism, the move away from church and king towards self-governance and the rise of reason, then the French Revolution could be considered one major aspect of the birth of modernity. However, it would be overly simplistic to claim that the French Revolution was the birth of modernity.


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Two The Making of a "Bourgeois Revolution" Eric Hobsbawm "To entertain any theory about revolution," writes John Dunn [] —"and it is not even possible to identify just what events do constitute revolutions without assuming some theory about the meaning of revolution—is to assume a political posture The value-free study of revolutions is a logical impossibility for those who live in.

"Mars Unshackled" is a phrase borrowed from Martin van Creveld, Command in War (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, ), p. This article originated as a keynote address, "Reconsidering the French Revolution in World-Historical Perspective," delivered by Theda Skocpol at the Eighteenth Consortium on Revolutionary Europe,held in Birmingham, Alabama, February The French Revolution and the Birth of Modernity Edited by Ferenc Fehér Six The French Revolution as a World-Historical Event: PART TWO THE TERROR: Seven Saint-Just and the Problem of Heroism in the French Revolution: The French Revolution and the Birth of Modernity.

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13, No. 6, pp. Author: Vincent. The French Revolution (French: Révolution française [ʁevɔlysjɔ̃ fʁɑ̃sɛːz]) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies beginning in and ending in The Revolution overthrew the monarchy, established a republic, catalyzed violent periods of political turmoil, and finally culminated in a dictatorship under Napoleon who brought many of Location: Kingdom of France.

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