The French Revolution - Volume 3
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The French Revolution - Volume 3

By Hippolyte Taine
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Part of the series Origins of contemporary France. [v.2-4]

Table of Contents
  • THE ORIGINS OF CONTEMPORARY FRANCE, VOLUME 4
  • THE FRENCH REVOLUTION, VOLUME 3.
  • PREFACE.
  • BOOK FIRST. THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT.
  • CHAPTER I. JACOBIN GOVERNMENT
  • I. The despotic creed and instincts of the Jacobin.
  • II. Jacobin Dissimulation.
  • III. Primary Assemblies
  • IV. The Delegates reach Paris
  • V. FĂȘte of August 10th
  • VI. The Mountain.
  • VII. Extent and Manifesto of the departmental insurrection
  • VIII. The Reasons for the Terror.
  • IX. Destruction of Rebel Cities
  • X. Destruction of the Girondin party
  • XI. Institutions of the Revolutionary Government
  • BOOK SECOND. THE JACOBIN PROGRAM.
  • CHAPTER I. THE JACOBIN PARTY
  • I. The Doctrine.
  • II. A Communist State.
  • III. The object of the State is the regeneration of man.
  • IV. Two distortions of the natural man.
  • V. Equality and Inequality.
  • VI. Conditions requisite for making a citizen.
  • VII. Socialist projects.
  • VIII. Indoctrination of mind and intellect.
  • CHAPTER II. REACTIONARY CONCEPT OF THE STATE.
  • I. Reactionary concept of the State.
  • II. Changed minds.
  • III. Origin and nature of the modern State.
  • IV. The state is tempted to encroach.
  • V. Direct common interest.
  • VI. Indirect common interest.
  • VII. Fabrication of social instruments.
  • VIII. Comparison between despotisms.
  • BOOK THIRD. THE MEN IN POWER.
  • CHAPTER I. PSYCHOLOGY OF THE JACOBIN LEADERS.
  • I. Marat.
  • II. Danton.
  • III. Robespierre.
  • CHAPTER II. THE RULERS OF THE COUNTRY.
  • I. The Convention.
  • II. Its participation in crime.
  • III. The Committee of Public Safety.
  • IV. The Statesmen.
  • V. Official Jacobin organs.
  • VI. Commissars of the Revolution.
  • VII. Brutal Instincts.
  • IX. Vice.
  • CHAPTER III. THE RULERS.
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