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The French Revolution

The French Revolution

This is a free textbook that is offered by Amazon for reading on a Kindle. Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the free Kindle app for smartphones and tablets. Download the app for your device and start reading for free. ‘This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers.’ Thomas Carlyle, who combines the pre- and post-Romantic intonations of the paradigm, exemplifies yet another option available to the nineteenth-century writer. Moving between two perspectives, he is able to convey both the meaning and the experience of an event, something he conceives essential to his self-appointed task as secular prophet. In the opening pages of The French Revolution we thus come upon poor Louis XV, the do-nothing king,... Show More

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