A Natural History of Revolution: Violence and Nature in the French Revolutionary Imagination

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Miller links the French Revolution and the violence of the Terror to eighteenth-century understandings of the natural world (for example, earthquakes, volcanoes, and mountains) by examining the rhetoric and writings of the revolutionaries themselves.

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Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2011.

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07/27/2017

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Miller, Mary Ashburn, “A Natural History of Revolution: Violence and Nature in the French Revolutionary Imagination,” Legacies of the Enlightenment, accessed July 25, 2024, http://enlightenmentlegacies.org/items/show/20.