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    The 1830 revolution in France

    Pilbeam, Pamela (1991) The 1830 revolution in France. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9780230376861.

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    Book synopsis: This book explores the nature and scope of the 1830 French revolution. Recent developments in the study of history and in the world have done much to overturn established ideas, both of marxists who believed all revolutions led to socialism, and of liberals who feared violence, but who assumed democracy would triumph. Wedged between the revolutions of 1789 and 1848, the author asks was 1830 a minor bourgeois Parisian event? Although politically avoidable, Dr Pilbeam demonstrates that socially it was part of a long-running struggle of peasants and artisans to preserve their way of life.

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    Item Type: Book
    Additional Information: DOI: 10.1057/9780230376861
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > History, Classics and Archaeology
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 15 May 2017 15:03
    Last Modified: 15 May 2017 15:03
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/18718

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