The Old Regime and the Revolution

The Old Regime and the Revolution

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A profound and elegantly written investigation into the true causes of the French Revolution, this masterpiece by Alexis de Tocqueville remains as lively, counter-intuitive and memorable as on its first publication. Originally a bestseller simultaneously in France and Britain, today it sits at the top of book charts in China, and is beloved by historians and journalists as one of the most penetrating and creative analyses of an event that changed the face of the world.The controversial bestselling guide to the origins of the French Revolution Alexis de Tocqueville. political, . pursued. the. same. course. as. a. religious. revolution, . and. why. ALL POLITICAL AND civil revolutions have been confined to a single country. ... It united and divided men, in spite of law, traditions, characters, language; converted enemies into fellow-countrymen, and brothers into foes; or, rather, anbsp;...

Title:The Old Regime and the Revolution
Author:Alexis de Tocqueville
Publisher:Harriman House Limited - 2013-01-25


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