Source Problems on the French Revolution by Fred Morrow Fling

Source Problems on the French Revolution

byFred Morrow Fling

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1913. Excerpt: ... before entering Varennes. A commodious and luxurious traveling carriage was built, passports were obtained, and after a final postponement the royal family actually set out on the night of June 20th, aided in their final arrangements by the young Swedish officer the Comte de Fersen, whom contemporary scandal described as a lover of the queen. It is not without reason that the historian has always regarded the flight of the king as one of the critical events of the revolution. His escape would have meant civil and foreign war. He was brought back to Paris a discredited, a perjured monarch. Deprived of his power, placed under guard in the Tuileries, he was for nearly three months a silent spectator of the activities of the first French republic. It was but natural that the idea of substituting a republic for the monarchy should have been publicly advocated at this time. Could a constitutional monarchy with Louis XVI. on the throne ever be successful? Would he ever act in good faith? Could he again be trusted? These were the questions raised by his flight, and upon the answer to them rested the fate of the great work of the national assembly. B. CRITICAL BIBLIOGRAPHY i. Proces-verbal de Vassemblee nationale. See critical bibliography for Problem I. The Prods-verbal for June 21, 1791, bears no number. It is inserted between Nos. 686 and 687,. the latter number being the Proces-verbal for June 27th. The Proces-verbal for June 21st appeared in three parts of 21, 24, and 24 pages each. The first part had a title page with the title, "Proces-verbal de Vassemblee nationale, du mardi, 21 Juin 1791. A Paris, de I'imprimerie nationale, 1791," and in the center of the page the seal with the words, "Assemble nationale. La lot et le roi, 1789." The second and third part...

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Title:Source Problems on the French RevolutionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217053335

ISBN - 13:9780217053334

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