Paris in the Terror: June 1793-July 1794

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Lippincott, 1964 - 415 pages
French Revolutionary history told through the lives of some of its most influential personages, beginning with Charlotte Corday, assassin of Jean-Paul Marat. Mme. Manon Roland, Georges-Jaques Danton, Maximilien Robespierre, they all met violent deaths in a terror which dominated Paris and which the three, with Marat and a few others, largely engineered.

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User Review  - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing

How to understand the events after the French Revolution without this detail. The murders and thugs imported to Paris are shocking. Was France akin to Rawanda in the last century in violence ? The detailed biographies are especially revealing. Excellent Read full review

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