ABSTRACT

Provides clear and comprehensive factual information across the full range of the Revolutionary period (1787-99).

part I|1 pages

Education: chronology 27

chapter 1|2 pages

. Eighteenth-century background

chapter 3|8 pages

5 . The metric system 3

part III|1 pages

THE EXECUTIVE

chapter 1|1 pages

The royal family: the last Bourbons

chapter 2|5 pages

Ministers, 1787–1799

chapter 3|2 pages

The Directors, 1795–1799

chapter 4|1 pages

The Consulate, 1799

part IV|1 pages

THE STRUCTURE OF THE TERROR: THE INSTITUTIONS OF REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT, 1792–1795

chapter 1|2 pages

‘Revolutionary government’

chapter 5|3 pages

. Presidents of the Convention

chapter 6|2 pages

Committees

chapter 7|1 pages

. Ministers and executive commissions

chapter 9|7 pages

. Representants en mission

chapter 10|2 pages

The Revolutionary Tribunal

chapter 11|7 pages

1 . The impact of the Terror

chapter 13|1 pages

3 . Popular societies

chapter 14|2 pages

Armées révolutionnaires

part V|1 pages

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND WAR

chapter 2|3 pages

French annexations, 1791–1799

chapter 4|3 pages

. The 'Sister Republics'

chapter 5|4 pages

. Military organisation: chronology

chapter 6|9 pages

Commanders of French Revolutionary armies

chapter 7|2 pages

Army strengths

chapter 8|7 pages

. Battles

part VI|1 pages

POLITICS

part VII|1 pages

ADMINISTRATION, JUSTICE AND FINANCE

chapter 2|1 pages

The ‘Municipal Revolution’, 1789

chapter 3|1 pages

Mayors of Paris, 1789–1794

chapter 4|2 pages

The Paris districts, 1789–1790

chapter 5|4 pages

The Paris sections, 1790–1795

chapter 6|6 pages

Departments and districts

chapter 8|4 pages

Finances: chronology

chapter 9|1 pages

Currency

chapter 10|2 pages

The assignat: cash value, 1789–1796

part VIII|1 pages

RELIGION AND IDEAS

part IX|1 pages

SOCIETY AND THE ECONOMY

chapter 5|2 pages

. Sociology of landownership

chapter 6|2 pages

. Weather and harvests , 1785- 1799

chapter 7|1 pages

. The price of wheat , 1770- 1799

chapter 8|2 pages

. The Revolution and population change

chapter 9|6 pages

Peasants and the land: chronology

chapter 12|4 pages

2 . Trade and industry : chronology

chapter 14|3 pages

. Poor relief: chronology

chapter 15|3 pages

The metric system

chapter X|88 pages

BIOGRAPHIES

chapter XI|24 pages

GLOSSARY OF FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY TERMS

chapter XII|6 pages

THE REVOLUTIONARY CALENDAR

chapter XIII|5 pages

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