Robespierre

A Revolutionary Life

By Peter McPhee
(Yale University Press, Hardcover, 9780300118117, 352pp.)

Publication Date: February 2012

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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Description

An intimate new portrait of one of history's most controversial figures: heroic revolutionary or the first terrorist?




About the Author

Peter McPhee is a professorial fellow at the University of Melbourne, where he was the university's first provost. He has published widely on the history of modern France, including most recently Living the French Revolution, 1789–1799. He lives in Abbottsford, Australia.




Praise For Robespierre

“A thorough and well-written account of Robespierre’s life…a solid contribution to the scholarship of this key figure of the French revolution.”—Kirkus Reviews

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