The Shadow of the Guillotine: France 1792--1794
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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For the audience that made a major bestseller of Simon Schama's Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution comes this exhaustively researched, character-driven chronicle of revolutionary terror, its victims, and the young men---energetic, idealistic, and sincere---who turned the French Republic into a slaughterhouse.
1792 found the newborn Republic threatened from all sides: the British blockaded the coasts, Continental armies poured over the frontiers, and the...