Virtue, Friendship, and Authenticity in the French Revolution
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Oxford University Press, Incorporated|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $110.00|
| Book Description: |
Examines the leaders of the French Revolution - Robespierre and his fellow Jacobins - and particularly the gradual process whereby many of them came to 'choose terror', evolving from humanitarian idealists into ruthless politicians, ready to adopt the use of terror to defend the Revolution.