History

The Sans-Culottes: The Popular Movement and Revolutionary Government, 1793-1794

    Translated by
  • Remy Inglis Hall

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Price:
$47.95 / £40.00
ISBN:
Published:
02/21/1981
Copyright:
1981
Pages:
318
Size:
5.5 x 8.5 in.
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A phenomenon of the pre-industrial age, the Sans-Culottes — master craftsmen, shopkeepers, small merchants, domestic servants — were as hostile to the ideas of capitalist bourgeoisie as they were to those of the ancien regime which was overthrown in the first years of the Revolution. Here is a detailed portrait of who these people were and a sympathetic account of their moment in history.