Fatal Purity: Robespierre and the French Revolution by Ruth Scurr

This book provides a comprehensive biography of Maximilien Robespierre, a significant figure in the French Revolution. It explores his life, political ideologies, and the role he played in the Reign of Terror. The author presents a balanced view of Robespierre, highlighting both his idealistic vision for a democratic society and the violent means he employed to achieve it. The book also delves into the tumultuous period of the French Revolution, giving readers a detailed understanding of its events and dynamics.

The 10882nd greatest book of all time


Published
2006
Nationality
British
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
432
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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