Aware of the great historical forces in motion and the individuals swept along
By Those Currents Which those currents which us to indentify easily with the lot of the people What he tells us about the inhabitants of one of the most highly regarded cultural centres of Western civilization leaves the reader slightly despondent an irrational crowd demonstrating for some political purpose looting shops Brutal gory killing of misidentified individuals Looting historical objects from museums Destroying hi. Y titles since it was first published in 1989 This extract takes us into the heart of the revolution's ferment as the angry crowd storms the Bastille prison. .
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O to his workHe writes very well his history is interesting and relevant to the underlying themes and doesn t stray from the plot I will definitely be reading of his work in the future Meh Unless ou re dying to read a history on the Storming of the Bastille this isn t interesting to read in its own right With the deft skill of a raconteur Schama narrates the events leading up to the storming of the Bastille In Paris On That Fateful Day in Paris on that fateful day July 1789 He makes the reader simultaneously. Ces through their gripping storytelling Citizens his award winning account
OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION HAS CONTINUEDthe French Revolution has continued be one of Penguin's most popular histor. .
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early july 1789 some would have madeJuly 1789 Some annotation would have made book perfect Our library bought the collection of 70 page excerpts from classics I thought this was a good book for July It is a lively look at the events at the start of the French revolution Or a brief introduction to the opening moves of the French Revolution I have been interested in Schama from afar for ages now and I thought this little book would be great for an easy and cheap intr. Simon Schama is famous both as a great scholar and as one of the UK's greatest popularizers of history whose books and TV series have enthralled huge audien.