Origins of the French Revolution

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GENERAL INDEX
Academies, provincial 77, 111
Agriculture 23, 24, 53, 148-50, 152, 178-80, (see also Peasants)
Aiguillon, Emmanuel Armand de Vignerod du Plessis de Richelieu, duc d' ( 1720-88-) 72
Alps185
Ambassador British 101, 151, 174, 176
Swedish 80
American War of Independence29, 46, 48, 50, 90, 120
Amiens 150, 153
Annales. Économies, Sociétés, Civilisations16 Annales histoiques de la Révolution française16
Anoblis114, 117, 119, 143
Anticipations51, 106-7
Aristocracy (see Nobility)
'Aristocratic Reaction' 14, 26, 182
Army 64, 99, 106, 111, 113, 143, 155, 160, 164, 165, 166, 171, 173, 174, 175, 176, 189, 196
Artois, comte d' ( 17577-1836) 174, 177
Artois 133, 139, 142
Auctioneers 121, 180
Auvergne 182
Bailliages127-8, 129, 137, 139, 140, 142, 143, 145, 161
Banalités182, 187
Bankruptcy 48, 49, 52, 86, 97, 107, 151
Banks 48, 52, 111, 122, 148
Barnave, Antoine Pierre Joseph Marie ( 1761-93) 133
Bastille 7, 166, 175, 196
Bayeux 18, 124
Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de ( 1732-99) 115
Beaumont, Christophe de ( 1703- 1781) 83
Besenval, Pierre Joseph Victor, baron de ( 1721-94) 173
Billeting 63, 112
Book trade 76, 78-9, 82
Bordeaux 18, 61, 120, 124, 125, 143, 151, 152
Bourgeoisie 5, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 31, 33, 34, 37, 40, 78, 118, 119 121-30, 135, 136, 139, 145, 146, 161, 167, 178, 179, 183, 186, 193, 195
Bourges77
Bread 66, 85, 150, 151, 153, 154, 160, 166, 170, 172, 173, 175, 184(see, also Grain, Harvests)
Breteuil, Louis Auguste Letonnelier, baron de ( 1730-18O7) 57, 174
Brienne, Cardinal Étienne Charles Loménie de ( 1727-94) 28, 94, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 103, 106, 107, 131, 132, 133, 135, 138, 153, 171, 172
Brissot, Jacques Pierre ( 1745-93) 37, 115
Brittany 19, 49, 61, 62, 65, 66, 67, 72, 139, 142, 154, 157, 159, 182, 184
Broglie, Victor François, duc and maréchal de ( 1718-1804) 174, 176
Burgundy 62, 182
Cahiers17, 19, 32, 33, 82, 140, 141, 142, 143, 144, 146-7, 148, 152, 153, 154, 155, 158, 163, 178, 183, 184, 187, 190, 191, 192, 193-4, 195, 196
Calonne, Charles Alexandre de ( 1734-1802) 28, 29, 45, 46, 50, 51, 52, 53, 55, 57, 58, 59, 62, 65, 73, 83, 91, 92, 93, 94, 96, 97, 99, 101, 116, 125, 136, 152, 153, 170, 174
Caisse d'Escompte49, 107
Calas, Jean ( 1698-1762) 83, 84
Camisards66
Capitalism5, 10, 12, 15, 17, 18, 21, 37, 73
Capitation47, 93, 112
Censorship 69, 76-7, 79, 142
Chambres des Comptes51
Chantilly 185
Cherbourg50, 55
Chicago38
Choiseul, Étienne, François, duc de ( 1719-85) 58, 72
Church 31, 66-7, 68, 81, 83-4, 111, 142, 146, 147, 181(see also Clergy)
Classes, theory of 71, 72
Classic interpretation 1-9, 35, 36, 41
Clergy 6, 49, 62, 66, 67, 68, 83-4, 85, 89, 93, 94, 97, 105, 112, 116, 118, 121, 126, 132,

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Origins of the French Revolution
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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Prefatory Note vii
  • Contents *
  • Introduction 1
  • Part I - Writings on Revolutionary Origins Since 1939 3
  • 1 - The Classic Interpretation 5
  • 2 - Revisionism 10
  • 3 - Post-Revisionism 35
  • Part II - The Breakdown of the Old Regime 43
  • 4 - The Financial Crisis 45
  • 5 - The System of Government 54
  • 6 - Opposition 65
  • 7 - Public Opinion 76
  • 8 - Reform and its Failure, 1787-1788 91
  • Part III - The Struggle for Power 109
  • 9 - The Nobility 111
  • 10 - The Bourgeoisie 121
  • 11 - The Election Campaign, September 1788 to May 1789 131
  • 12 - The Economic Crisis 148
  • 13 - The Estates-General, May and June 1789 157
  • 14 - The People of Paris 166
  • 15 - The Peasantry 178
  • 16 - Conclusion: The New Regime and its Principles 189
  • Notes 197
  • Further Reading 226
  • Index of Authors Cited 229
  • General Index 233
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