The Shadow of the Guillotine Britain and the French Revolution

By: Bindman, David; Contributors Aileen Dawson and Mark Jones

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Softcover is heavy, glazed, purple paper with white lettering on the front and a white spine with black lettering. Pages are clean and tight. This is an exhibition catalogue. Lavishly illustrated with 200 b/w pictures, and 8 color plates. Sections: Before the Revolution; the first year of liberty: Bastille to Federation; the collapse of the French monarchy; the first year of equality, September 1792- June 1793; the second year of equality: France under the guillotine, June 1 1793 - July 1794; British artists and writers and the Revolution; Thermidor to Brumaire, July 1794 - November 1799; Sovereignty of the king and sovereignty of the people; the 'emigres'; Retrospect: the view from the 19th century; notes; abbreviated references and bibliography; chronology; glossary; index. Oversized; 4#. ; Exhibition Catalogue Series; B&W and Color Illustrations; 8 1/2 x 11; 232 pages; Soft cover has light shelf wear, bumping, rubbing/scuffing.

Title: The Shadow of the Guillotine Britain and the French Revolution

Author Name: Bindman, David; Contributors Aileen Dawson and Mark Jones

Categories: Architecture, Cultural History, European History, History, Art, Antiques/collectibles, Geography, Education, World History, Crafts/Needlework/Clothing/Costuming, social history, France, psychology/philosophy, Reference, anthropology/language/linguistics, Royalty, Literature/Poetry/Classics, English/British History, Government/Economics/Law/Politics, Biography/Memoirs/Journals, Women/Womens' History,

Publisher: No Place, Published for the Trustees of the British Museum: 1989

ISBN Number: 0714116378

ISBN Number 13: 9780714116372

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 184

Keywords: French Revolution; French History; Museum Catalogue; Museum Exhibitions; European History; Museums; Antiques; Collectibles; Reference;,