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Alison Patrick analyzes some of the well-established evidence concerning deputies of the French National Convention of 1792. It was assumed that this evidence supported accepted generalizations about the convention's character and outlook. Patrick's examination of the convention as a whole, rather than its various groups of deputies (Plain, Mountain, and Gironde), suggests that a number of these generalizations may need revising. Patrick looks first at parliamentary behavior, particularly in the tumultuous first eight months, and then analyzes this behavior in terms of the deputies' background.

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  1. Cover
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  1. New Copyright
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  1. Half Title
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Dedication
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-xi
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. p. xi
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  1. Preface
  2. pp. xiii-xiv
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  1. The Great Debate of 1793
  2. p. xv
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. xvii-xviii
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  1. PART I: The problem of political divisions in the Convention
  1. 1. The problem and the evidence
  2. pp. 3-11
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  1. 2. The political attitudes of 1793–94
  2. pp. 12-36
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  1. PART II: The deputies, the appels nominaux, and the politics of 1792–93
  1. 3. The trial of Louis XVI (i): The issues
  2. pp. 39-82
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  1. 4. The trial of Louis XVI (ii): The voting and its implications
  2. pp. 83-107
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  1. 5. The appels nominaux of April and May 1793
  2. pp. 108-136
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  1. PART III: The deputies and their background
  1. 6. The deputies, their electorates, and the elections of 1792
  2. pp. 139-195
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  1. 7. Political experience
  2. pp. 196-246
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  1. 8. Ages and personal background
  2. pp. 247-293
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  1. Conclusion
  2. pp. 295-304
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  1. Appendix I. The Ex-Deputies in the Convention
  2. pp. 305-314
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  1. II. Voting in the Legislative Assembly appels-nominaux of 1792
  2. pp. 315-316
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  1. III. The voting in the appels nominaux of 1793
  2. pp. 317-338
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  1. IV. The membership of political groups
  2. pp. 340-358
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  1. V. The ages of the deputies (1 January 1793)
  2. pp. 359-361
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  1. VI. Personal and occupational background
  2. pp. 362-365
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  1. VII. The later careers of the conventionnels
  2. pp. 366-371
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  1. VIII. The suppléants and new members of 1793–95
  2. pp. 372-373
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  1. IX. The membership of the executive committees of the Terror
  2. pp. 374-376
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  1. X. The results of the appels-nominaux of 15–19 January 1793
  2. pp. 377-378
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 379-393
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 395-407
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781421433219
Related ISBN
9781421433202
MARC Record
OCLC
1122455197
Launched on MUSE
2019-10-07
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
Funder
Mellon/NEH / Hopkins Open Publishing: Encore Editions
Creative Commons
CC-BY-NC-ND
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