French Revolution (1789-1804)
From Hobson's Choice
A fifteen-year period of several revolutions in France, of which one period, 1789-1794, was characterized by the ascendancy of the left, and the remainder, of a squabble among the newly-created elites for a new defensive social order.
- Norman Hampson, A Social History of the French Revolution Routledge (1963)
- Donald Sutherland, The French Revolution and Empire: The Quest for a Civic Order, Blackwell Publishing (2003)