Ancien Regime and the Revolution [Audiobook] download free by Alexis De Tocqueville

Ancien Regime and the Revolution Audiobook download free by Alexis De Tocqueville
  • Listen audiobook: Ancien Regime and the Revolution
  • Author: Alexis De Tocqueville
  • Release date: 2008/7/30
  • Publisher: PENGUIN BOOKS LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780141441641
  • Rating: 7.2 of 10
  • Votes: 241
  • Review by: Lakiesha Byrne
  • Review rating: 7.06 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/22
  • Duration: 4H13M48S in 256 kbps (67.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-06
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, WMA, MPEG4, Apple Lossless, MP3, WAV (compression RAR, ZIP, RPM, CAB, BZ2, LZMA, Z)
  • Total pages original book: 336
  • Includes a PDF summary of 32 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 23M46S (6.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: The Ancien Regime and the Revolution is a comparison of revolutionary France and the despotic rule it toppled. Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59) is an objective observer of both periods - providing a merciless critique of the ancien regime, with its venality, oppression and inequality, yet acknowledging the reforms introduced under Louis XVI, and claiming that the post-Revolution state was in many ways as tyrannical as that of the King; its once lofty and egalitarian ideals corrupted and forgotten. Writing in the 1850s, Tocqueville wished to expose the return to despotism he witnessed in his own time under Napoleon III, by illuminating the grand, but ultimately doomed, call to liberty made by the French people in 1789. His eloquent and instructive study raises questions about liberty, nationalism and justice that remain urgent today.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Revolutions, Uprisings, Rebellions, Political Science & Theory, European History, Revolutionary Groups & Movements, Modern History To 20th Century: C 1700 To C 1900, Comparative Politics
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.31 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x19mm
  • Weight: 247g
  • Printed by: PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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