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Insurrection: 1789/2021

In France in October 1789, after a year of failed harvests and hunger—and sharpening tensions between the legislative and executive...

"The Doom of London"

In December 1891, a hellish miasma once again held London in its grip. For much of the nineteenth century, recurring fogs had plagued...

Reading Suggestions for the French Revolution

If you are going to read just one history of the French Revolution, choose The Days of the French Revolution by Christopher Hibbert...

Picturing the Revolution

Typing the words “French Revolution” into a Google search will produce a message something like this: “about 45,100,000 results (0.44...