Glory and Terror: Seven Deaths Under the French Revolution

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Price
$230.00
Publisher
Routledge
Publish Date
Pages
250
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.28 X 0.94 inches | 1.19 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780415926164

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About the Author

Antoine de Baecque is Professor of History at the University of Saint Quentin in Yvelynes, France and author of several studies of France during the Revolution, including The Body Politic: CorporealMetaphor in Revolutionary France . He serves as editor of the Cahiers du cinemaand is co-author of the biography, Truffaut, published by Knopf (1999).

Reviews

"A brilliant and fascinating book. De Baecque's historical method is original and provocative. His insights into the French Revolution are startling and fresh. And when it comes to the ghoulish recesses of the revolutionary imagination, he is one of the best guides since that contemporary expert in the macabre subject, the Marquis de Sade." -- The New Republic
"Rewarding strong-stomached readers with a riveting tale, Glory and Terror limns the era at a visceral level." -- The Chronicle of Higher Education