Glory and Terror: Seven Deaths Under the French Revolution Anto de Baecque

ISBN: 9780415926164

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Glory and Terror: Seven Deaths Under the French Revolution  by  Anto de Baecque

Glory and Terror: Seven Deaths Under the French Revolution by Anto de Baecque
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This is a history of the darker side of the French Revolution. Through an examination of contemporary visual and literary representations of executions, funerals, processions and ceremonies it aims to bring the often horrific events of the time toMoreThis is a history of the darker side of the French Revolution. Through an examination of contemporary visual and literary representations of executions, funerals, processions and ceremonies it aims to bring the often horrific events of the time to life.

Among the seven real life cases on which the author focuses are: the public autopsy performed on the corpse of Mirabeau- the exhumation and transportation of Voltaires body to the Pantheon- the public torture, murder and subsequent mutilation of the Princesse de Lamballe- and the agonizingly slow death of Robespierre.



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