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Fatal Purity

Pub Date : 2007-04-17 | Author : Ruth Scurr | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0805082611
ISBN 13 : 9780805082616

A compelling biography of a key figure of the French Revolution captures the paradoxical life of Maximilien Robespierre, from his beginnings as a provincial lawyer, to his rise to ..

Fatal Purity

Pub Date : 2007-04-17 | Author : Ruth Scurr | Publisher : Metropolitan Books

ISBN 10 : 9781466805781
ISBN 13 : 1466805781

A riveting biography of the French Revolution's most enigmatic figure that restores him to his pivotal historic place Since his execution by guillotine in July 1794, Maximilien Rob..

Fatal Purity

Pub Date : 2012-03-31 | Author : Ruth Scurr | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781448129911
ISBN 13 : 1448129915

Robespierre was only thirty-six when he died, sent to the guillotine where he had sent thousands ahead of him. Robespierre and the Revolution were inseparable: a single inflexible ..

John Aubrey My Own Life

Pub Date : 2016-09-06 | Author : Ruth Scurr | Publisher : New York Review of Books

ISBN 10 : 9781681370439
ISBN 13 : 1681370433

Born on the brink of the modern world, John Aubrey was witness to the great intellectual and political upheavals of the seventeenth century. He knew everyone of note in England—w..

Robespierre

Pub Date : 2012-03-13 | Author : Peter McPhee | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780300183672
ISBN 13 : 0300183674

For some historians and biographers, Maximilien Robespierre (1758–94) was a great revolutionary martyr who succeeded in leading the French Republic to safety in the face of overw..

Fatal Attractions

Pub Date : 2003-07-31 | Author : Jack W. Hayford | Publisher : Regal Books

ISBN 10 : 0830729682
ISBN 13 : 9780830729685

Pastor Hayford explains why sex sins are worse than others--not because they are harder for God to forgive, but because they are more damaging at personal and interpersonal levels...

In Defence Of The Terror

Pub Date : 2012-08-07 | Author : Sophie Wahnich | Publisher : Verso Books

ISBN 10 : 9781844679331
ISBN 13 : 1844679330

For two hundred years after the French Revolution, the Republican tradition celebrated the execution of princes and aristocrats, defending the Terror that the Revolution inflicted ..