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Allen, Rodney
The French Revolution of 1789 did not set out to end the French monarchy. It aimed to create liberal constitutional government, with the king continuing to be responsible for national administration. This objective was believed to have been attained by the establishment of the Constitution of September 1791. However, radicals were not satisfied and France's declaration of war against Austria in April 1792 enhanced fears of counter-revolution led by aristocratic emigre forces based in Coblenz. Although the king tried to distance himself from the aristocratic faction, radical politicians agitated increasingly against the monarchy. On the fateful day of the 10th August 1792, Louis XVI was abandoned by the constitutionalists, and only the Swiss Guards, reacting autonomously to an impossible situation, made a real effort to protect him. The chain of events following the fall of the king led to the September Massacres and, for two years, a regime of growing political terror led to hundreds of thousands perishing as a result of the guillotine, mass executions and civil war. Of longer-term consequence was the undermining of political legitimacy in France which established a fertile ground for political upheaval, which may be argued to have continued as far as the student rebellion of 1968. The high drama of the crucial 24 hours in Paris from the afternoon of 9th August offers the unity of time and place of classical tragedy. The author describes in detail what happened, through a careful analysis of eye-witness accounts, official minutes of institutions and journalists' reports. The stories of how a number of witnesses escaped death and succeeded in leaving France give added human interest. 248pp.
Sutton Publishing, 1999, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. Reprint. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0750920300
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Inventory #24349
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.38 approx. - € 13.88 approx.)
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Cartwright, Ann
Previous owner's signature on ffep.227pp.
King Edward's Hospital Fund for London, 1983, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0197246230
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Inventory #12302
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.55 approx. - € 5.55 approx.)
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Webster, A.D.B.
200pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1988, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0852006888
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Inventory #15473
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 39.30 approx. - € 33.30 approx.)
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Bruce, Raymon R.; Wyman, Sherman M.
Changing Organizations addresses key current concerns including: how to change hierarchically structured public organizations whose management is rigidly vested in the status quo; the changeover to participative management; and the devolution of management power in the organization to promote innovation, adaptation to customers' changing needs, efficiency as well as clear-headed and practical decision making. 274pp. N.B. Some HIGHLIGHTING throughout.
Sage Publications, 1998, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0761910069
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Inventory #29012
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.55 approx. - € 5.55 approx.)
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Scott, William Robert
Previous owner's signature on ffep.A study of Francis Hutcheson, in terms of his life, teaching and position in the history of philosophy. Scott set out with the modest project of gathering materials for an article on Hutcheson's period in Dublin, prior to his appointment as professor of Moral Philosophy at Glasgow. The work grew into an extensive study, not only of Hutcheson's own life and thought, but of his place in the intellectual life of his age.296pp.
Thoemmes Press, 1992, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Facsimile Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1855061694
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Inventory #25315
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.65 approx. - € 16.65 approx.)
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