Etudes et lecons sur la Revolution Francaise 8 Volume Set Etudes et lecons sur la Revolution Francaise: Volume 1 - Cambridge Library Collection - European History (Paperback)Alphonse Aulard (author)
Paperback 326 Pages / Published: 03/11/2011
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Alphonse Aulard (1849-1928) was the first French historian to use nineteenth-century historicist methods in the study of the French Revolution. Pioneered by German historians such as Leopold van Ranke, this approach emphasised empiricism, objectivity and the scientific pursuit of facts, rather than philosophical or literary concerns. Aulard's commitment to archival investigation is evidenced by the many edited collections of primary sources that appear in his extensive publication record. In these eight volumes of papers analysing the French Revolution (published 1893-1921), Aulard sought to apply the principles of historicism to reveal the truth. The work draws on earlier journal articles and lectures which Aulard delivered as Professor of the History of the French Revolution at the Sorbonne, a post he had held since 1885. Volume 4 (1904) covers education under the Terror, the rise of socialism, and the life of Georges Jacques Danton, a leading figure in the Revolution.
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number of pages: 326
Weight: 420 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 19 mm
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