Helen Williams and the French Revolution by Helen Maria Williams

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Published by Raintree Steck-Vaughn in Austin, Tex .

Written in English

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  • France

Subjects:

  • Williams, Helen Maria, 1762-1827 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Williams, Helen Maria, 1762-1827.,
  • Robespierre, Maximilien, 1758-1794.,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Personal narratives -- Juvenile literature.,
  • France -- History -- Reign of terror, 1793-1794 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Personal narratives.,
  • France -- History -- Reign of terror, 1793-1794.

About the Edition

Provides a first-person account of the author"s experiences in Paris during the Reign of Terror, from May 1793 to July 1794, when the government led by Robespierre terrorized the populace with summary arrests and executions.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementedited with an introduction and additional material by Jane Shuter.
SeriesHistory eyewitness
ContributionsShuter, Jane.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC146.W67 A3 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL786120M
ISBN 100811482871
LC Control Number95018350
OCLC/WorldCa32510615

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