EE Sample 4: The French Revolution and the role of women 1789 to 1815

IntroductionThe French Revolution is often understood as a pivotal historical period that was driven and shaped by significant men who led and defined its dramatic course in modern history. In traditional historiography, the French Revolution was examined as a period where male ambitions confronted one another and women were ‘an insignificant factor’. [1] Female historians such as Joan Landes declared the revolution...


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