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Choosing Terror: Virtue, Friendship, and Authenticity in the French Revolution

Marisa Linton
Format
Book
Published
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9780199576302, 0199576300
Contents
  • Introduction : political identity and the Jacobin leaders
  • The eighteenth-century man of virtue
  • 'How the face of things has changed'
  • New men for new politics : the first Jacobin leaders
  • The ascendancy of the Girondins and the path to war
  • Choosing sides : friends, factions, and conspirators in the new republic
  • A conspiracy of Girondins
  • Being Cincinnatus : the Jacobins in power
  • The enemy within
  • The Robespierrists and the republic of virtue
  • Final choices : Thermidor
  • Achieving authenticity
  • Conclusion : experiencing revolutionary politics : the lived contradiction sof virtue, friendship, and authenticity.
Description
viii, 323 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-309) and index.
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