Toulon in War and Revolution

Toulon in War and Revolution

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Pivoting on the infamous 1793 revolt in the Mediterranean French port, Toulon, examines how the social fabric of the town had been torn by the French Revolution, and follows the consequences through Boneparte's imposition of order, and the Bourbon Restoration. Concludes that, though bits and pieces of the old order survived the decades of turmoil, the cohesion necessary to make it a workable society was lost. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, ORMarc- Antoine Granet, scion of a well-heeled middle-class Toulonnais family, was president of the senechaussee tribunal, but he also ... a#39;Under the heading bourgeois his Majesty wishes to embrace all those citizens who exercise with distinction a non-manual profession. ... terminology, agreed that the label should only be utilised in this more restricted sense, to categorise: a#39;All those who live indolently, anbsp;...

Title:Toulon in War and Revolution
Author:Malcolm Crook
Publisher:Manchester University Press - 1991-01-01


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