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Freedom's Voice: Marquis De Condorcet French Revolutionary Pamphleteer 1789-1794

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dc.contributor.author Hisel, Lisa
dc.date.accessioned 2014-09-26T20:57:12Z
dc.date.available 2014-09-26T20:57:12Z
dc.date.issued 2014-09-26
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/33809
dc.description.abstract Few events in modern history have aroused as much passion and idealism as the French Revolution. Angry crowds marching through the streets of Paris to the tune of the "Marseillaise", orators passionately expounding on liberty, peasants plundering the noble's mansion, and the guillotine sending thousands of French men and women to their deaths are all visions conjured up by the Revolution. These are indeed very real elements of this epic historical event. But there is another element, much more staid. Beneath all the passion, excitement and often times, hysteria, were sane, rational ideas that had been fermenting in the minds of men throughout the 18th century in the intellectual phenomenon known as the Enlightenment. Libertè, Egalitè, and Fraternitè were the ideals that served as planks in the revolutionary platform. These ideals gave the Revolution its voice, its impetus, its raison d'être.
dc.format.extent 52 pages
dc.publisher University of Hawaii at Manoa
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dc.title Freedom's Voice: Marquis De Condorcet French Revolutionary Pamphleteer 1789-1794
dc.type Term Project
dc.type.dcmi Text
dc.contributor.department History
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