French Revolution


Alderman, Clifford Lindsey. Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: the story of the French Revolution. New York: Messner, 1965. Print.
944.04 ALD

Arnold, James R. The Aftermath of the French Revolution. Minneapolis, MN: Twenty-First Century Books, 2009. Print.  
944.04 ARN

Artz, Frederick Binkerd. Reaction and Revolution, 1814-1832. New York: Harper & Row, 1963. Print.
940.28 ART

Brooman, Josh. Revolution in France: the era of the French Revolution and Napoleon, 1789-1815. Essex, ENG: Longman, 1992. Print.
944.04 BRO

Burke, Edmund. Reflections on the Revolution in France. New York: Doubleday, 1961. Print.
944.04 BUR

Butterfield, Herbert, et al. A Short History of France from early times to 1972. London: Cambridge University Press, 1974. Print.
944 BUT

Castelot, Andre. Queen of France: A Biography of Marie Antoinette. Trans. Denise Folliot. New York: Harper, 1957. Print.
944.035 CAS

Castries, Duc de. The Lives of the Kings & Queens of France. Trans. Anne Dobell. New York: Knopf, 1979. Print.
944.009 CAS

Cobban, Alfred. A History of Modern France. Volume 1: 1715-1799. Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1965. Print.
944.034 COB

Connolly, Sean. The French Revolution. Chicago, Ill.: Heinemann Library, 2003. Print.
944 .04 CON

Davidson, Marshall B. The Horizon Concise History of France. New York: American Heritage, 1971. Print.
944 DAV

DiConsiglio, John. Robespierre: Master of the Guillotine. New York: Franklin Watts, 2008.
944.04 DIC

Doorly, Eleanor. The Story of France. London: Jonathan Cape, 1948. Print.
944 DOO

Furet, François. Interpreting the French Revolution. Trans. Elborg Forster. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1981. Print.
944.04 FUR

Goodwin, Albert. The French Revolution. New York: Harper, 1966. Print.
944.04 GOO

Herold, J. Christopher. The Age of Napoleon. New York: American Heritage, 1963. Print.
944.05 HER

Komroff, Manuel and Odette Komroff. Marie Antoinette. New York: Messner, 1970. Print.
944.035 KOM

Lefebvre, Georges. The Coming of the French Revolution, 1789. Trans. R. R. Palmer. New York: Vintage, 1958. Print.
944.04 LEF

Levron, Jacques. Daily Life at Versailles in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. Trans.  Claire Eliane Engel. New York: Macmillan, 1968. Print.
944.035 LEV

Mason, Laura and Tracey Rizzo. The French: A Document Collection. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1999. Print.
944.04 MAS

McGowen, Tom. Robespierre and the French Revolution in World History. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2000. Print.
944.04 MCG

Nardo, Don. The French Revolution. Detroit, MI: Lucent Books, 2008. Print.  
944.04 NAR

Paxton, John. Companion to the French Revolution. New York, NY: Facts on File, 1988. Print.
944.04 PAX

Peters, D.J. A Short History of France. Oxford: Pergamon, 1966. Print.
944 PET

Rees, Dylan and Duncan Townson. France in Revolution. London: Hodder Murray, 2005. Print.
944.041 REE

Robiquet, Jean. Daily life in the French Revolution. Trans. James Kirkup. New York: Macmillan, 1965. Print.
944.04 ROB

Romier, Lucien. A History of France. Trans. A. L. Rowse. New York: St. Martin's, 1966. Print.
944 ROM

Sauvain, Philip. Changing World. Cheltenham, ENG: Thornes, 1992. Print.
909 SAU

Stearns, Monroe. Louis XIV of France: Pattern of Majesty. New York: Franklin Watts, 1971. Print.
944.033 STE

Stewart, John Hall. A Documentary Survey of the French Revolution. New York, Macmillan 1951. Print.
944.04 STE

Tocqueville, Alexis de. The Ancien Regime. Trans. John Bonner. London: Dent, 1988. Print.
944.04 TOC

Todd, Allan. Revolutions, 1789-1917. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998. Print.
940.28 TOD

Vance, Marguerite. Marie Antoinette: Daughter of an Empress. New York: Dutton, 1964. Print.
944.035 VAN

Webb, Robert N. Jean Jacques Rousseau, the Father of Romanticism. New York: Franklin Watts, 1970. Print.
194 WEB

Wright, D.G. Revolution and Terror in France, 1789-1795. London; New York: Longman, 1990. Print.
944.04 WRI


The French Revolution. Dir. Issembert Productions. Inc. Schlessinger Media, 2005. DVD
944.04 FRE

The French Revolution: liberté, egalité, fraternité, a new republic is born in blood. Prod. Beth Dietrich Segarra. A&E Television Networks, 2005. 
DVD.944.04 FRE

Web Sites:

British Newspaper Coverage of the French Revolution
Read these primary documents that show how the British press reported on events of the French Revolution.

Europe In Retrospect: The French Revolution

French Revolution
A project by History World International founded and run by current and former university professors from around the globe and under the direction of Doctor Robert A. Guisepi, historian and author.

French Revolution

French Revolution

French Revolution Pamphlets

Imaging the French Revolution
A project of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History & New Media, George Mason University and the Department of History, University of California, Los Angeles for the American Historical Review.

Internet Modern History Sourcebook: French Revolution

Lectures on the French Revolution by Emerich Edward Dalberg
These lectures were delivered by Lord Acton as Regius Professor of Modern History at Cambridge University in the academic years 1895-1899.

Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution
A collaborative site by the Center for History and New Media (George Mason University) and American Social History Project (City University of New York), supported by grants from the Florence Gould Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities

Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution

Marie Antoinette: PBS

Modern Western Civilization 10: The French Revolution: Origins
Read these class notes about the origins and causes of the French Revolution from an intellectual, social and political viewpoint.

PBS: The French Revolution
This PBS site explains the French Revolution and includes comments from experts. There is also information about Napoleon.

Sketches of the French Revolution

The French Revolution


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• French Revolution (in the subject field)
• Louis XVI and King of France (in the subject field)
• Marie Antoinette
• Bastille
• Maximilien Robespierre
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E-BOOKS available via Gale Virtual Reference Center

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Online Books: Project Gutenberg

History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 by M. Mignet

Memoirs of the Court of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, Complete by Jeanne Louise Henriette Campan

The Eve of the French Revolution by Edward J. Lowell

The French Revolution by Thomas Carlyle

The French Revolution - Volume 1 by Hippolyte Taine

The French Revolution - Volume 2 by Hippolyte Taine

The French Revolution - Volume 3 by Hippolyte Taine

The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France by Charles Duke Yonge

Online Books: Internet Archive

During the Reign of Terror: Journal of my life during the French Revolution by Grace Dalrymple Elliott.

Marie Antoinette by Clara Tschudi.

Marie Antoinette by Hilaire Belloc.

Prison Journals During the French Revolution by Louise Henriette Charlotte Philippine de Noailles de Durfort.

Religion and the reign of terror; or, The church during the French Revolution by Edmond de Pressensé.

The French Revolution by Charles Edward Mallet.

The French Revolution by Henry Packwood Adams.

The French Revolution by Hilaire Belloc.

The French Revolution. Vol. 1 by Justin H. McCarthy.

The French Revolution. Vol. 2 by Justin H. McCarthy.

The French Revolution. Vol. 3 by Justin H. McCarthy.

The French Revolution. Vol. 4 by Justin H. McCarthy.

The Journal of a Spy in Paris during the Reign of Terror: January-July, 1794 by Charles Robert Leslie Fletcher.

The Reign of Terror: 1793-4 by Wilfred Brenton Kerr.

Vertical File:

The library maintains a file folder containing information regarding the French Revolution. We also maintain a folder on Napoleon Bonaparte.