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A lyrical and congenial study, graced with many epigrammatic insights and beautifully written, but which ultimately focused on stereotypes, caricatures, and simplistic descriptions of life in America and politics in France. Godechot, Jacques. France and the Atlantic Revolution of the Eighteenth Century , — Translated by Herbert H. New York: Free Press, A dated but representative study of older approaches to Atlantic history, which is conceived as the history of French coastal cities in their social, diplomatic, and economic interconnections.
Jourdain, Annie. Paris: Flammarion, Jourdain dissolves the specificities of the French Revolution into a broader movement seeking an irreparable rupture with the past by means of forces from within society.
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A political analysis of the extensive borrowing by French revolutionaries of the ideas, the culture, and the institutional reforms of 18th-century American revolutionaries in particular. Palmer, R. Palmer famously demonstrated that constituent bodies—the British Parliament, American Houses of Burgesses, the French Parlements , the Dutch Estates-General, and independent clubs—were the locus of powerful criticism of royal absolutism and became dynamic centers of opposition to monarchies nearly everywhere.
Stone, Bailey. DOI: A synthetic essay arguing for the centrality of international diplomatic and geopolitical concerns during the French Revolution. Tocqueville, Alexis de. The Old Regime and Revolution. Translated by Alan S.
Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Tocqueville concluded that the French Revolution was not a rupture but rather completed a long process that dismantled French civil society and reinforced state control. While not an Atlantic study, this argument influenced subsequent analysis of the impact of the Revolution in comparative contexts. Originally published Democracy in America.
Translated by Arthur Goldhammer. New York: Library of America, An excellent translation by Arthur Goldhammer brings Tocqueville back to life. Originally published — Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content on this page. Please subscribe or login.
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Contents Acknowledgements-- Maps-- Introduction-- 1. The legacy of French history: the geopolitical challenge-- 2. The legacy of French history: the sociopolitical challenge-- 3. The approaches to revolution, the geopolitical challenge-- 4. The approaches to revolution, the sociopolitical challenge-- 5. The onset of revolution: from August to October Conclusion-- Suggestions for further reading-- Index.