Civic Catechisms and Reason in the French Revolution

Adrian Velicu

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 180 pages

File size: 1.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

At the heart of the French Revolution there lay a fundamental paradox: how to liberate the minds of the people whilst simultaneously ensuring their loyalty to the new regime. It is an exploration of the facts and implications of this tension that forms the basis of this study, which reconstructs the intellectual world of the Revolution.