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Massacre at the Champ de Mars David Andress

Massacre at the Champ de Mars

$24.99

Medios de pago

    Massacre at the Champ de Mars

    Editorial: Boydell & Brewer

    Idioma: Inglés

    ISBN: 9781846150074

    Formatos: PDF (con DRM de Adobe)

    Compatibles con: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android & eReaders

    $24.99

    Medios de pago
      Massacre at the Champ de Mars David Andress

      Massacre at the Champ de Mars

      $24.99

      Medios de pago

        Massacre at the Champ de Mars

        Editorial: Boydell & Brewer

        Idioma: Inglés

        ISBN: 9781846150074

        Formatos: PDF (con DRM de Adobe)

        Compatibles con: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android & eReaders

        $24.99

        Medios de pago
          Sinopsis
          On 17 July 1791 the revolutionary National Guard of Paris opened fire on a crowd of protesters: citizens believing themselves patriots trying to save France from the reinstatement of a traitor king. To the National Guard and their political superiors the protesters were the dregs of the people, brigands paid by counter-revolutionary aristocrats. Politicians and journalists declared the National Guard the patriots, and their action a heroic defence of the fledgling Constitution. Under the Jacobin Republic of 1793, however, this "massacre" was regarded as a high crime, a moment of truth in which a corrupt elite exposed its treasonable designs. This detailed study of the events of July 1791 and their antecedents seeks to understand how Parisians of different classes understood "patriotism", and how it was that their different answers drove them to confront each other on the Champ de Mars.BR> David Andress is Professor of Modern History at the School of Social, Historical and Literary Studies, University of Portsmouth.
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          Associate Dean (Research) and Professor of Modern History, School of Social, Historical and Literary Studies, University of Portsmouth

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