French Revolution era pamphlets, 1789-1799 (bulk).

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Antraigues, Emmanuel-Henri-Louis Alexandre de Launay, comte d', 1753-1812. French Revolution era pamphlets, 1789-1799 (bulk).

French Revolution era pamphlets, 1789-1799 (bulk).

Essays, laws, speeches, reports, and other documents, as well as satires, songs, poems, fiction, plays, and other popular literature, concerning political, economic, and social aspects of the French Revolution period. Subject areas covered include economy and finance, revolutionary government, revolutionary culture, and the Ancien Régime. Topics covered in the area of economy and finance include agriculture, paper currency reform, customs, tolls, weights and measures, tontines, and counterfeiting. Materials on Revolutionary government deal with topics such as the monarchy, the "cahiers de doléances," privileges of the clergy and nobility, the Bastille, democracy, representation, successive constitutions, freedom of the press, the Terror, popular violence, "journées," émigrés, nonjuring clergy, the Vendée, and French government bodies such as the National Assembly, National Convention, Council of Five Hundred, and Council of Ancients. Pamphlets on revolutionary culture include materials on revolutionary martyrs, revolutionary festivals, "citoyenneté," the calendar, the issue of copyright, and popular views of Marie Antoinette. Pamphlets on the Ancien Régime cover economic topics such as agriculture, and political topics such as the monarchy, the Parlements, Catholicism, and Jansenism and Jesuits. Authors represented include the Comte d'Antraigues, Bertrand Barère, Antoine Barnave, Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, Lazare Carnot, Anacharsis Cloots, Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, Georges Jacques Danton, Jacques Louis David, Camille Desmoulins, Henri Grégoire, Jacques-René Hébert, Joseph Lakanal, Jean-Baptiste-Robert Lindet, Jean Paul Marat, Honoré-Gabriel de Riquetti comte de Mirabeau, Louis Marie Prudhomme, Jean-Paul Rabaut, Maximilien Robespierre, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, Guy-Jean-Baptiste Target, and many other significant individuals.

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