The French Revolution, 1789-94

Author(s): Martyn J. Whittock


The French Revolution is an essential and unique resource for teaching and learning about the issues and events that characterise France before and after revolution. It never lets go of the period's story, providing innovative and exciting opportunities to examine the Big Picture and Investigate particular topics. Discover how Louis XVI's brother tried to stop the revolutionaries from meeting by booking the hall they were using for a game of tennis, why London jewellers had to employ a thousand workers to cope with the amount of jewels sold by escaping French aristocrats and how Danton advised the executioner to hold up his guillotined head as the crowd that had gathered to see his execution would find it was well worth seeing!


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Martyn Whittock is Head of History at Kingdown School, Wiltshire

General Fields

  • : 9780340789506
  • : Hodder Education
  • : Hodder Murray
  • : 0.19
  • : June 2002
  • : 275mm X 212mm X 1mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Martyn J. Whittock
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 48
  • : colour illustrations