Blood in the City: Violence and Revelation in Paris 1789-1945 :: Richard D. E. Burton

Blood in the City: Violence and Revelation in Paris 1789-1945 :: Richard D. E. Burton soon to be presented for sale on the inspired BookLovers of Bath web site!

Cornell University Press, 2001, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Includes: Black & white photographs; Chronological tables (1); Maps;

From the cover: The terror of 1793-94, the Paris Commune of 1871, the Dreyfus Affair explosions of violence punctuated French history from the start of the Revolution until the Liberation at the close of World War II. The distinguished scholar Richard D. E. Burton here offers a stunningly original account of these outbursts, concluding that recourse to political violence was not occasional and abnormal but rather the usual pattern in French history.

Instead of adhering to conventional chronological lines, Blood in the City is structured topologically around a…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block and the blanks. The contents complete, clean and tight.

Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xv) 395 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I spellbind you with a further miscellany curated within History France catalogue?

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