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The Cercle social, the Girondins, and the French Revolution /

Gary Kates.

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Main Author: Kates, Gary
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1985.
Topics: Girondists. | Girondins. | Französische Revolution | Geschichte | le Cercle social (Paris, France) | Girondins. | Cercle social (Paris, France) | Cercle social, Paris, France. | Cercle Social | Girondins (France) | Cercle social (France) - 1790 / 1793. | Cercle Social.
Regions: France - History - Revolution, 1789-1799. | France - Histoire - 1789-1799 (Révolution) | France. | France - 1789-1799 (Révolution) - Clubs.
Genres: History.
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Main Author: Kates, Gary, 1952-
Physical Description: xiv, 325 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-313) and index.
ISBN: 0691054401
Summary: "The Society of the Friends of Truth (Amis de la Verité), also known as the Social Club, was a French revolutionary organization founded in 1790. It was "a mixture of revolutionary political club, the Masonic Lodge, and a literary salon".[1] It also published an influential revolutionary newspaper, the Mouth of Iron ... The Girondists (in French: Girondins, and sometimes Brissotins) were a political faction in France within the Legislative Assembly and the National Convention during the French Revolution. They campaigned for the end of the monarchy but then resisted the spiraling momentum of the Revolution. They came into conflict with The Mountain (Montagnards, a more radical faction within the Jacobin Club). This conflict eventually led to the fall of the Girondists and their mass execution, the beginning of the Reign of Terror. The Girondists were a group of loosely-affiliated individuals rather than an organized political party, and the name was at first informally applied because the most prominent exponents of their point of view were deputies to the States-general from the department of Gironde in southwest France."--Wikipedia.
Notes: Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Chicago, 1978.
Subject: Revolution (France : 1789-1799)
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More Details for: The Cercle social, the Girondins, and th