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French Revolution

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View Resource Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution

A collaborative project by George Mason University and the City University of New York, this site presents over 600 digitized documents, roughly 350 of which are texts, and the remainder images, primarily political cartoons. Textual documents include memoirs and eyewitness accounts, letters, newspaper articles, and manifestos, most of them translated from French to English, such as the...

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/
View Resource Imaging the French Revolution

Any good historian knows that to create a multifaceted and thorough portrait of any historical event or process it is important to draw on a multitude of primary and secondary sources. For example, if one merely relied on Edmund Burke's "Reflections on the French Revolution", he or she would certainly craft a rather one-sided portrait of this monumental event in world history. For more diverse...

http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/imaging/
View Resource French Revolutionary Pamphlets

As of late, the University of Alabama Library system has been working on a thematically diverse set of digital collections. Currently, their collection includes papers from wealthy planters, University of Alabama history, and this fine mix of over 170 pamphlets from the French Revolution. The pamphlets were used to "spread the word of revolution", and they are taken from the W.S. Hoole Special...

http://acumen.lib.ua.edu/#!/u0002_0000006