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The unruly city : Paris, London and New York in the age of revolution, Mike Rapport

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The unruly city : Paris, London and New York in the age of revolution
Title
The unruly city
Title remainder
Paris, London and New York in the age of revolution
Statement of responsibility
Mike Rapport
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In The Unruly City, historian Mike Rapport offers a vivid history of three intertwined cities toward the end of the eighteenth centuryђ́ؤParis, London, and New Yorkђ́ؤall in the midst of political chaos and revolution. From the British occupation of New York during the Revolutionary War, to agitation for democracy in London and popular uprisings, and ultimately regicide in Paris, Rapport explores the relationship between city and revolution, asking why some cities engender upheaval and some suppress it. Why did Paris experience a devastating revolution while London avoided one? And how did American independence ignite activism in cities across the Atlantic? Rapport takes readers from the politically charged taverns and coffeehouses on Fleet Street, through a sea battle between the British and French in the New York Harbor, to the scaffold during the Terror in Paris. The Unruly City shows how the cities themselves became protagonists in the great drama of revolution."--
Assigning source
Amazon.com
Cataloging source
JAI
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Rapport, Michael
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • History, Modern
  • Paris (France)
  • London (England)
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • United States
Label
The unruly city : Paris, London and New York in the age of revolution, Mike Rapport
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-349) and index
Contents
Introduction: Three cities in an age of revolution -- The Revolution comes to New York, 1765-1775 -- London defiant: Wilkes and liberty, 1763-1776 -- The King against Paris, 1763-1776 -- New York City in revolution and war, 1775-1783 -- London burns: reformers and rioters, 1776-1780 -- Paris rises: the coming of revolution, 1776-1789 -- New York: capital city, 1783-1789 -- Paris in revolution, 1789-1793 -- London debates the French Revolution, 1789-1792 -- Paris in the Terror, 1793-1794 -- Radical London: Democrats, loyalists and the reaction, 1792-1794 -- New York confronts the French Revolution, 1789-1795 -- Conclusion: The revolutionary city and historical memory
Control code
sky286318023
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 364 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780465022281
Lccn
bl2017016363
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
The unruly city : Paris, London and New York in the age of revolution, Mike Rapport
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-349) and index
Contents
Introduction: Three cities in an age of revolution -- The Revolution comes to New York, 1765-1775 -- London defiant: Wilkes and liberty, 1763-1776 -- The King against Paris, 1763-1776 -- New York City in revolution and war, 1775-1783 -- London burns: reformers and rioters, 1776-1780 -- Paris rises: the coming of revolution, 1776-1789 -- New York: capital city, 1783-1789 -- Paris in revolution, 1789-1793 -- London debates the French Revolution, 1789-1792 -- Paris in the Terror, 1793-1794 -- Radical London: Democrats, loyalists and the reaction, 1792-1794 -- New York confronts the French Revolution, 1789-1795 -- Conclusion: The revolutionary city and historical memory
Control code
sky286318023
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxiv, 364 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780465022281
Lccn
bl2017016363
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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