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French Revolution (1830)
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1. The “stifled” Paris revolution

1.1. Introduction

Doubts have been cast on the revolutionary character of the events that took place in Paris over just eight days in July/August 1830. Unlike the French Revolution of 1789, they neither heralded an overturning of the political and social system nor mobilized forces of peasants, sans-culottes, and counter-revolutionaries across the country [4]. Nonetheless, they were called a revo…

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Reichardt, Rolf, “French Revolution (1830)”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 02 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_021758>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20180208

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