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revolution

one complete rotation of a body or object about an axis. Measured as 360° or 2π radians.
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Zhang Zhilian, "A Century of Chinese Historiography of The French Revolution 1889-1989," in China and the French Revolution, ed.
In 1869, Renan wrote that an understanding of the French Revolution was crucial to making sense of one's own era.
In this beautiful, annotated translation of her personal view of the French Revolution, Craiutu (political science, Indiana University) presents Germaine de Stael in her element, making personal comments on other intellectuals ("he was irreligious in the way that priests are bigoted") and giving her take on the events of her time.
August 4, 1789 figures significantly in any narrative of the French Revolution.
You can see him holding back where a movie like last year's ``Quills'' went too far, but at least left no doubt as to the heartless hypocrisy and violent absurdity that made the French Revolution such good movie material.
Shlapentokh traces the influence of the myths of the French Revolution on conservative Slavophiles, liberal capitalists and even on radicals who supported the idea of the Terror.
Nonetheless, he challenges some arguments central to the work of Joan Landes (Women in the Public Sphere in the Age of the French Revolution, 1988) or Joan Wallach Scott (Only Paradoxes to Offer: French Feminists and the Rights of Man, 1996), among others.
explores how anarchists in Paris during the late 19th and early 20th centuries thought about and drew on the French Revolution of a century earlier in their campaign against both the ruling class and the Marxists.
Despite its status as a political event, the French Revolution has been very heavily associated with social explanations.
Now A&E has kicked some life into the old story of the foppish English nobleman who saves the wrongly accused from Madame Guillotine during the French Revolution.
In French Revolution studies, after generations of domination by a Marxist-Jacobin interpretation, under the leadership of the Professor of the French Revolution at the Sorbonne, (2) a school of "revisionism" has taken over.
Sunday on A&E) a suave 'n' swashbuckling Anglo-American telefilm about the French Revolution.