Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution

Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution


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In this New York Times bestseller, award-winning author Simon Schama presents an ebullient country, vital and inventive, infatuated with novelty and technology—a strikingly fresh view of Louis XVI's France. One of the great landmarks of modern history publishing, Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution is the most authoritative social, cultural, and narrative history of the French Revolution ever produced.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780679726104
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/17/1990
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 976
Sales rank: 149,332
Product dimensions: 6.26(w) x 9.15(h) x 1.63(d)

About the Author

Simon Schama is University Professor of Art History and History at Columbia University and the prize-winning author of seventeen books, including The Embarrassment of RichesCitizensLandscape and MemoryRembrandt's Eyes, the History of Britain trilogy and The Story of the Jews. He is a contributing editor of the Financial Times and his award-winning television work as writer and presenter for the BBC includes the fifteen-part A History of Britain and the eight-part, Emmy-winning Power of Art.

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