The French Revolution in Miniature
Section Droits-De-L'Homme, 1789-1795
Morris Slavin


Focusing on the social, economic, and political developments in one neighborhood, and particularly on the origin, growth, and decline of its revolutionary institutions, he shows the impact of the Revolution on its citizens. At the same time, he reveals the contributions of average men and women, the so-called petits gens, to the changes that occurred in France between 1789 and 1795.

First published in 1984.

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