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Author Linton, Marisa, 1959- author.
Title Choosing terror : virtue, friendship, and authenticity in the French Revolution / Marisa Linton.
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
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 Floor2  DC146.R6 L65 2013    IN PROCESSING
  
Edition First edition.
Description viii, 323 pages ; 24 cm
Content Type text
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [293]-309) and index.
Contents Introduction : political identity and the Jacobin leaders -- The eighteenth-century man of virtue -- 'How the face of things has changed' -- New men for new politics : the first Jacobin leaders -- The ascendancy of the Girondins and the path to war -- Choosing sides : friends, factions, and conspirators in the new republic -- A conspiracy of Girondins -- Being Cincinnatus : the Jacobins in power -- The enemy within -- The Robespierrists and the republic of virtue -- Final choices : Thermidor -- Achieving authenticity -- Conclusion : experiencing revolutionary politics : the lived contradiction sof virtue, friendship, and authenticity.
Subject Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794.
Revolutionaries -- France.
Jacobins -- France.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.
France -- History -- Reign of Terror, 1793-1794.
ISBN 0199576300 hardback
9780199576302 hardback
OCLC number 829055558