Snippets of French history: les sans culottes and the French Revolution. Part 1.

Several people have asked me to write a “in-a-nutshell” summary of the French Revolution. ┬áBut I just can’t. ┬áThe politics of the years leading up to the Revolution, and the different factions, and factions within factions, in a constantly-changing political situation would be impossible to fit in to anything other than a very fat book. … Continue reading Snippets of French history: les sans culottes and the French Revolution. Part 1.