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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

The Terror in the French Revolution

Edition 2nd Edition
ISBN 9780230201811
Publication Date August 2010
Formats Paperback Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Studies in European History

This new edition of an established text has been thoroughly revised to reflect and incorporate the latest developments and research. It now features an updated historiography section and Bibliography, more detail on the workings of terror, and a new chapter on social and cultural policies.

HUGH GOUGH is Emeritus Professor of History at University College Dublin, Ireland. He has published extensively on the history of the French Revolution.

Note on References
Editors' Preface
Preface to the Second Edition
Historians and the Terror
Prelude to Terror? From Revolution to Republic 1789-93
Beginnings of Terror: March-September 1793
Terror in Paris and the Provinces: September-December 1793
Factions Liquidated: December 1793-April 1794
The 'Great Terror': April-July 1794
Creating New Citizens for the New Republic
The Road to Thermidor and the End of Terror 1794-5


Praise for the first edition:
'This is a pithy, readable textbook which acts as an excellent introduction to the reams of material which have been written on the terror.' - History, Journal of the Historical Association
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