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A Select Booklist around The French Revolution


Pre Revolution

*Louis XIV Philip Mansel

Louis XIV: The Real King of Versailles Josephine Wilkinson

Louis XIV: The Power and The Glory " "

Louis XVI John Hardman

Marie Antoinette " "

*Marie Antoinette Antonia Fraser


The French Revolution: Voices ed. Colin Jones (large scale and illustrated)

*Fatal Purity Ruth Scurr (Robespierre)

*The French Revolution Christopher Hibbert

Citizens Simon Schama

Liberty and Death Peter Mcphee

Napoleon (an even briefer selection)

Napoleon Bonaparte Gregory Fremont-Barnes (Osprey Series)

Napoleon Adam Zamoyski

*Napoleon the Great Andrew Roberts

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