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