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The French Revolution

A History

Carlyle, Thomas

(Book - 2002)
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
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The book that established Thomas Carlyle's reputation when first published in 1837, this spectacular historical masterpiece has since been accepted as the standard work on the subject. It combines a shrewd insight into character, a vivid realization of the picturesque, and a singular ability to bring the past to blazing life, making it a reading experience as thrilling as any novel. As John D. Rosenberg observes in his Introduction, The French Revolution is "one of the grand poems of [Carlyle's] century, yet its poetry consists in being everywhere scrupulously rooted in historical fact." - Publisher.

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Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2002
ISBN: 0375760229
9780375760228
Branch Call Number: 944.04 C286f 2002
Characteristics: xliii, 798 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm

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