The French Revolution

Robert Matteson JOHNSTON (1867 - 1920)

A companion volume to his previous "lightning biography" of Napoleon, this book is an outline of the overall shape and impact of the French Revolution, with references given for deeper study. It is a deliberately short and approachable work, suitable for those reading about the French Revolution for the first time, or looking for an overview of the main events and significance of this great historical cataclysm. - Summary by Beth Thomas and the Introduction

Genre(s): War & Military

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface Beth Thomas (1974-2020)
00:01:37
Play 01 The Perspective of the French Revolution Pamela Nagami
00:14:27
Play 02 Versailles Michael Fassio
00:18:12
Play 03 Economic Crisis Michael Fassio
00:12:47
Play 04 Convocation of the States General Ariphron
00:24:29
Play 05 France comes to Versailles Ariphron
00:25:05
Play 06 From Versailles to Paris Richard Auty
00:25:41
Play 07 The Assembly Demolishes Privilege Richard Auty
00:22:03
Play 08 The Flight to Varennes Michael Fassio
00:23:09
Play 09 War Breaks Out Michael Fassio
00:20:21
Play 10 The Massacres Michael Fassio
00:22:52
Play 11 Ending the Monarchy Lincoln Peterson
00:18:43
Play 12 The Fall of the Gironde Lincoln Peterson
00:21:37
Play 13 The Reign of Terror Michael Fassio
00:21:44
Play 14 Thermidor KHand
00:25:08
Play 15 The Last Days of the Convention KHand
00:20:19
Play 16 The Directoire KHand
00:27:17
Play 17 Art and Literature Sonia
00:21:29