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Robespierre.

J. M. Thompson

Robespierre.

by J. M. Thompson

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English

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  • Robespierre, Maximilien de, -- 1758-1794.

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    In 2 vols.

    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13720736M

    Robespierre. 90 likes. Mi nombre es Maximilien, mejor conocido como Robespierre. Naci el dia 6 de mayo de en Francia. Fui un escritor, abogado y politico frances5/5. Inevitably, Robespierre, intoxicated with power, overreached himself. By threatening to extend The Terror, he frightened many of those politicians who'd previously kept their heads down to .

      Robespierre emerges less as the man who ruined the Revolution than as a man the Revolution ruined—by the time of his death in he was an ailing exhausted husk very different from the bright-eyed, committed and courageous politician of Maximilien Marie Isidore de Robespierre (6 May – 28 July ) was a major figure of The French Revolution. To this very day, he remains one of the most controversial figures in the history of France and Europe. When Louis XVI convened .

    Robespierre is still considered beyond the pale; only one rather shabby metro station in a poorer suburb of Paris bears his name. Although Robespierre, like most of the revolutionaries, was a bourgeois, he identified with the cause of the urban workers, the sans-culottes as they came to be known, and became a spokesman for them.   Robespierre emerges less as the man who ruined the Revolution than as a man the Revolution ruined—by the time of his death in he was an ailing exhausted husk very different from the bright-eyed, committed and courageous politician of McPhee's interpretation will surprise and intrigue in equal measure."—Colin Jones.


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Books by Maximilien Robespierre Maximilien Robespierre Average rating ratings 41 reviews shelved 1, times Showing 30 distinct works. “Robespierre: A Revolutionary Life” addresses three topics of note. First, McPhee rejects the harsh psychoanalysis many historians have applied to Robespierre in past biographies.

Indeed, he claims that few historical figures have been written about so tendentiously over the by: 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.

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FREE Shipping on orders over. At last a book that gives a fair, and dare I say it, positive view of Robespierre. I have long been an admirer of The French Revolution and especially of Marat and the great Robespierre. Most books are sympathetic to the great orator Danton and to the /5.

Maximilien Marie Isidore Robespierre (mäksēmēlyăN´ märē´ ēzēdôr´ rôbĕspyĕr´), –94, one of the leading figures of the French Revolution. Early Life A poor youth, he was enabled to study law in Paris through a scholarship. He won admiration for his abilities, but his austerity and dedication isolated him from easy companionship.

ROBESPIERRE: A Revolutionary Life User Review - Kirkus. A meticulous but limited treatise on the life of one of France's most notorious lien Robespierre () was a young provincial lawyer who came to Paris as a representative 5/5(2).

Get under the surface of the most powerful and feared leader of the French Revolution Offers brilliantly original analysis. Explains how Robespieree came by his extraordinary power. Explores the power and development of a police state. A provincial lawyer from Arras, Robespierre () dominated France at the height of the Revolution, the event which more than any other.

Maximilien Robespierre is one of the best-known and most influential figures of the French Revolution. He was instrumental in the period of the Revolution commonly known as the Reign of Terror, which ended with his arrest and execution in Brand: Verso Books.

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Out of Print. Read Peter McPhee's essay on writing a "human" biography of Robespierre on the Yale Press Log. For some historians and biographers, Maximilien Robespierre (–94) was a great revolutionary martyr who succeeded in leading the French Republic to safety in the face of overwhelming military odds.

Book Summary: The title of this book is Robespierre and it was written by Peter McPhee. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Yale University Press and has a total of pages in the : Maximilien Robespierre was a French lawyer who became one of the most influential figures of the French Revolution.

A major political figure in 18th century France, he served as a member of the Committee of Public Safety which he dominated in the latter months of   Peter McPhee's new book is a steady, scholarly attempt to get behind the blood-red mist and see Robespierre's features in a more ordinary light.

For the most part, it is Author: Ruth Scurr. *This title is not eligible for purchase to earn points nor for redemption with your code in the Reader Rewards program. Maximilien de Robespierre was born on May 6,in Arras, France.

He was a radical Jacobin leader and one of the principal figures in the French Revolution. In Born:   Robespierre is a puzzling, deeply troubling figure in the story of the French revolution, and at the outset of this marvellous biography, historian Ruth Scurr sets out the nature of Author: Rebecca Abrams.

Directed by Anthony Mann. With Robert Cummings, Richard Basehart, Richard Hart, Arlene Dahl. Robespierrre, a powerful figure in the French revolution, is desperately looking for his black book, a death list of those marked for the guillotine.7/10(K).

Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thompson, J.M. (James Matthew), Robespierre. New York, H. Fertig, Robespierre. [Bertrand Solet] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Titre de la. Robespierre Books. About Us.The book The Revolutionary Career of Maximilien Robespierre, David P. Jordan is published by University of Chicago Press. The Revolutionary Career of Maximilien Robespierre, Jordan All Chicago e-books are on sale at 30% off with the code EBOOKA fairly balanced book would be Fatal Purity by Ruth Scurr.

The author goes into his background, context of the revolution and Robespierre's role as dynamo of this. My own 2c, completely power hungry manic mixed with a progressive disdain for people over his version of the truth.