Contributor biographical information for Fatal purity : Robespierre and the French Revolution / Ruth Scurr.


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Born in 1971, Ruth Scurr studied at Oxford and Cambridge, where she currently teaches politics and history. A prominent literary critic, she has written for The New York Review of Books and The Times Literary Supplement. Fatal Purity is her first book.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Robespierre, Maximilien, -- 1758-1794.
Revolutionaries -- France -- Biography.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.
France -- History -- Reign of Terror, 1793-1794.