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The Great Fear of 1789

Georges Lefebvre

The Great Fear of 1789

rural panic in revolutionary France

by Georges Lefebvre

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, New Jersey .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGeorges Lefebvre ; introduction by George Rudé ; translated from the French by Joan White.
ContributionsRudé, George, 1910-, White, Joan.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22217469M
ISBN 100691053561

″In the spring of there were peasant protests against the food shortage and ‘feudal’ practices, but the Great Fear of July and August was mainly a panic, not a protest,″ she writes in her book, published by Yale University Press. The Great Fear. or Le Grand Peur. of conducted the Gallic Revolution from Bastille and Paris to the states. thereby making a national rebellion against the powers that be. The Gallic provincials mistrusted Parisians and were by no agencies willing Alliess of Parisians in

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Get this from a library! The ideology of the Great Fear: the Soissonnais in [Clay Ramsay].   A masterful exploration of the social logic of the hysteria of , “The Great Fear” remains, above all, a profound study in revolutionary myth. Advertisement Continue reading the .


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France, in the spring and summer ofwas being convulsed by the onset of the Revolution, by that phase of it that Taine, a shrewd though unsympathetic recorder, described as 'I' anarchie spontanee'. It was a period of deep economic depression both in.

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Lefebvre, Georges The Great Fear of Rural Panic in Revolutionary France. This book describes what happened over the course of May, June, and into late July of in the French countryside.

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