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The French Revolution

By: Hilaire Belloc
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The French Revolution" by Hilaire Belloc is a detailed and insightful account of one of the most significant events in European history. The book offers a comprehensive overview of the causes, events, and consequences of the French Revolution, as well as its impact on the wider world. Belloc examines the social, economic, and political conditions in France in the years leading up to the revolution, including the growing discontent of the peasantry and the emergence of a new middle class. He also explores the role of Enlightenment ideas and the influence of the American Revolution on the French Revolution. The book provides a vivid and dramatic retelling of the major events of the French Revolution, from the storming of the Bastille and the Reign of Terror to the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte and the eventual restoration of the Bourbon monarchy. Belloc's writing is engaging and insightful, offering a nuanced and balanced view of the French Revolution that is both informative and accessible.

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Hilaire Belloc

Hilaire Belloc was a French-English writer and historian who lived from July 27, 1870, to July 16, 1953. Belloc was also a soldier, an orator, a poet, a sailor, a satirist, and a writer of letters, a sailor, and a poet. His Catholic beliefs had a big impact on what he wrote. Belloc became a British citizen by naturalization in 1902, but he kept his French citizenship. He was President of the Oxford Union while he was at Oxford. From 1906 to 1910, he was one of the few people in the British Parliament who said they were Catholic. Belloc was known for getting into fights, and he had a few that went on for a long time. He was also close with G. K. Chesterton and worked with him. George Bernard Shaw, who was friends with both Belloc and Chesterton and often argued with them, called them "Chesterbelloc" because they often argued with each other. Belloc wrote everything from religious poetry to funny verses for kids. His Cautionary Tales for Children were very popular. They told stories like "Jim, who ran away from his nurse and got eaten by a lion" and "Matilda, who lied and got burned to death."

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 139 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9357488790
  • ISBN-13: 9789357488792
  • Item Weight: 166.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 8.05 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / Europe / Russia & the Former Soviet Union,History / Modern / 18th Century,Juvenile Nonfiction / History / General