The French and Their Revolution: Selected Writings
Richard Cobb (Author) David Gilmour (Editor)
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Like Eric Hobsbawm and E. P. Thompson, Richard Cobb had a gift for understanding great historic events in terms of ordinary human relations. Here for the first time Cobb's widely admired chronicles of daily life in Revolutionary France are gathered into one volume with an illuminating introduction by his former pupil, historian David Gilmour.
April 01, 1999
6.08 X 1.23 X 9.27 inches | 1.48 pounds
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About the Author
Richard Cobb (1917-1996) was the author of many books, including The French and Their Revolution (The New Press), The People's Armies, Something to Hold On To, and The End of the Line. David Gilmour was one of Richard Cobb's students at Oxford in the early 1970s and edited The French and Their Revolution (The New Press). His books include the prizewinning biographies Curzon and The Last Leopard: A Life of Guiseppe di Lampedusa.