Revolution in Print: the Press in France 1775-1800

 
Revolution in Print: the Press in France 1775-1800 by Robert Darnton (ed), Daniel Roche (Editor), Vartan Gregorian (Foreword)
Daniel Roche
Vartan Gregorian (Foreword)
Published: 
January, 1989
ISBN: 
978-0520064317
Publisher: 
Univ of California Press

Explains the role of printing in the French Revolution and the establishment of the revolutionary government. It provides a striking way of understanding why the Revolution was revolutionary, how it turned the shaky world of monarchical France upside down. The book's editors, Robert Darnton and Daniel Roche, professors of European history at, respectively, Princeton University and the University of Paris, have leaped beyond the standard historical narratives to reveal with refreshing concreteness and telling illustrations how things really changed, and changed forever.

Area of Interest: 
Book History
Media
Political History
Period: 
17th & 18th Centuries
Region: 
Europe