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Revolutionary News: The Press in France, 1789-1799 Jeremy D. Popkin

Revolutionary News: The Press in France, 1789-1799

Jeremy D. Popkin

Published January 11th 1989
ISBN : 9780822309970
Paperback
230 pages
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The newspaper press was an essential aspect of the political culture of the French Revolution. Revolutionary News highlights the most significant features of this press in clear and vivid language. It breaks new ground in examining not only theMoreThe newspaper press was an essential aspect of the political culture of the French Revolution. Revolutionary News highlights the most significant features of this press in clear and vivid language. It breaks new ground in examining not only the famous journalists but the obscure publishers and the anonymous readers of the Revolutionary newspapers. Popkin examines the way press reporting affected Revolutionary crises and the way in which radical journalists like Marat and the Pere Duchene used their papers to promote democracy.