The Religious Origins of the French Revolution: From Calvin to the Civil Constitution, 1560-1791

Paperback | November 10, 1999

byDale K. Van Kley

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Although the French Revolution is associated with efforts to dechristianize the French state and citizenry, it actually had long-term religious -- even Christian -- origins, claims Dale Van Kley in this controversial new book. Looking back at the two and a half centuries that preceded the revolution, Van Kley explores the diverse, often warring religious strands that influenced political events up to the revolution.

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Although the French Revolution is associated with efforts to dechristianize the French state and citizenry, it actually had long-term religious -- even Christian -- origins, claims Dale Van Kley in this controversial new book. Looking back at the two and a half centuries that preceded the revolution, Van Kley explores the diverse, ofte...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:402 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.68 inPublished:November 10, 1999Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0300080859

ISBN - 13:9780300080858

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