The Peasantry in the French Revolution

The Peasantry in the French Revolution The Contention Of Georges Lefebvre That The Peasantry Occupied Center Stage During The Early Years Of The Revolution Is Vindicated With The Support Of Fresh Evidence Culled From Archives, Unpublished Theses And Other Sources. An interesting account of something I am tangentially interested in peasants Jones main point basically that peasants were misunderstood before and after the revolution is one that I can agree with, and I also liked how he drew out conclusions about peasant motivations as well Personally, I don t think most peasants had the time to really wonder about the intellectual components of what was going on or, as he points out astutely, the linguistic or literate capacity unless it affected eith An interesting account of something I am tangentially interested in peasants Jones main point basically that peasants were misunderstood before and after the revolution is one that I can agree with, and I also liked how he drew out conclusions about peasant motivations as well Personally, I don t think most peasants had the time to really wonder about the intellectual components of what was going on or, as he points out astutely, the linguistic or literate capacity unless it affected either taxation or the commons, both things that the revolutionaries couldn t figure out Here s the problem the French Revolution drew

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  • Paperback
  • 328 pages
  • The Peasantry in the French Revolution
  • P.M. Jones
  • English
  • 23 May 2018
  • 052133716X