Revolutionary News the Press in France 1789-1799

$ 15.00

Popkin, Jeremy. Duke University Press, Durham, NC. 1990. paperback. Minor underling and margin notes from previous owner.

The French Revolution, one of history's truly seminal events, has shaped every aspect of our development and behavior:our institutions, our constitutions...

The the newspaper press was an essential aspect of the political culture of the French Revolution. Revolutionary news highlights the most significant features of this press,in clear and vivid language. It breaks new ground in examining not only the famous journalists but the obscure publishers and the anonymous readers of the period.  (from the book cover)