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Published by Enslow Publishers in Berkeley Heights, NJ, USA .
Written in English

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Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794.,
  • Revolutionaries -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Revolutionaries.,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • France -- History -- Reign of terror, 1793-1794 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.,
  • France -- History -- Reign of terror, 1793-1794.

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Traces the history of the French Revolution from the storming of the Bastille through the rise of Napoleon, highlighting the influence of revolutionary leader, Maximilien Robespierre, from his early life through his involvement in the Reign of Terror.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 126) and index.

StatementTom McGowen.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesIn world history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC146.R6 M37 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL45146M
ISBN 100766013979
LC Control Number99041656

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Maximilien Robespierre, radical Jacobin leader and one of the principal figures in the French Revolution. In the latter months of he came to dominate the Committee of Public Safety, the principal organ of the Revolutionary government during the Reign of Terror, but in he was overthrown and executed. A riveting biography of the French Revolution's most enigmatic figure that restores him to his pivotal historic place. Since his execution by guillotine in July , Maximilien Robespierre has been contested terrain for historians, at once the most notorious leader of 4/4(53). Robespierre was a fanatical who believed with a religious fervour in a republic France. He was one of the most influential players in the French Revolution. But his need for power in a democratic society proved to be his downfall. Source: Horne Alistair Friend or Foe An Anglo-Saxon History of France,Orion Books,London,Author: History Bot. The British commander split the French fleet and captured and destroyed them. This had two major results. First, it ensured the supremacy of England navy and it .

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  To order A People's History of the French Revolution for £ with free UK p&p call Guardian book service on or go to Topics History booksAuthor: David A Bell. Kids learn about the biography of Maximilien Robespierre from the French Revolution including his early life, entering politics, the Jacobins, gaining power, the Reign of . World History: Maximilien Robespierre Biography Workbook. Workbook - Scroll Down to Print This workbook, seventeen pages in length, serves as a perfect supplement to a student's study of the history of the French Revolution, and functions equally well as a stand-alone unit.   Peter McPhee prefers to place Robespierre on precise historical terrain, a task for which he is eminently well qualified, having written extensively on the French revolution. He conducts his examination of the evidence scrupulously, quoting copiously from his Author: Rob Attar.