Publisher description for Citizens : a chronicle of the French Revolution / Simon Schama.


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Counter Instead of the dying Old Regime, Schama presents an ebullient country, vital and inventive, infatuated with novelty and technology -- a strikingly fresh view of Louis XVI's France. A New York Times bestseller in hardcover. 200 illustrations.


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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: France History Revolution, 1789-1799