The historiography of the French Revolution stretches back over two hundred years, as commentators and historians have sought to answer questions regarding the origins of the Revolution, and its meaning and effects.
Famous quotes containing the words french and/or revolution:
“Are ye right there, Michael? are ye right?
Do you think that well be there before the night?
Yeve been so long in startin,
That ye couldnt say for sartin
Still ye might now, Michael, so ye might!”
—William Percy French (18541920)
“We have not made the Revolution, the Revolution has made us.”
—Georg Büchner (18131837)