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The French Revolution by Hilaire Belloc

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The French Revolution
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Publisher: Project Gutenberg
ISBN/ASIN: 1110764472
Number of pages: 255

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The object of these few pages is not to recount once more the history of the Revolution: that can be followed in any one of a hundred text-books. Their object is rather to lay, if that be possible, an explanation of it before the English reader; so that he may understand both what it was and how it proceeded, and also why certain problems hitherto unfamiliar to Englishmen have risen out of it.

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