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Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Siân Reynolds

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This is a double biography of Jean-Marie Roland (1734–1793) and Marie-Jeanne Phlipon, later Madame Roland (1754–1793), leading figures in the French Revolution. J.‐M. Roland was minister of the ... More


1792–1793: Minister of the Republic Grain and Museums

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0023
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

Despite the split between Brissotins (or ‘Girondins’) and Montagnards in the Convention, briefly discussed, divisions do not concern all policy: this chapter considers Roland's daily work as Interior ... More


1792–1793: Fact or Fantasy?: The Bureau d’Esprit Public and the Minister for the Gironde

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0025
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the controversial role of the so-called bureau d’esprit public at the ministry. Did it really exist? If so, what did it do? Who was involved? What role did it play in the ... More


31 May 1793: One Night in Summer

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0028
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

The Rolands are among the few casualties of the unsuccessful journee of 31 May. With increasing conflict in the Convention, and growing Parisian militancy, calls are made for the proscription of the ... More


June–October 1793: ‘A la vie et à la mort ’ 1 Prison and Flight

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0029
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

The forced proscription of the Girondin deputies, 2 June, drastically changes the situation. With provincial risings against the Convention, virtual civil war breaks out. Roland remains in hiding, ... More


Terror before “the Terror”: June 1789–August 1793

Ronald Schechter

in A Genealogy of Terror in Eighteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226499574
eISBN:
9780226499604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226499604.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter makes four arguments. First, between 1789 and 1793 revolutionaries followed pre-revolutionary habits of terror speech. Specifically, they repeatedly spoke or wrote in praise of the ... More


Becoming a Radical

Timothy Tackett

in The Glory and the Sorrow: A Parisian and His World in the Age of the French Revolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
August 2021
ISBN:
9780197557389
eISBN:
9780197557419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197557389.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In this account of Colson and his neighborhood from the fall of 1791 through the early summer of 1793, the emphasis is on his slow, wavering evolution toward an increasingly radical position. Of ... More


The Making of a Terrorist, 1792–1794

Jeff Horn

in The Making of a Terrorist: Alexandre Rousselin and the French Revolution

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780197529928
eISBN:
9780197529959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529928.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Political History

As Danton’s secretary and an activist in Paris, Alexandre Rousselin was baptized in Revolutionary violence during the September Massacres. With the establishment of the Republic, the hopes and fears ... More


The Cost of Female Citizenship: Price Controls and the Gendering of Democracy in Revolutionary France

Katie Jarvis

in Politics in the Marketplace: Work, Gender, and Citizenship in Revolutionary France

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190917111
eISBN:
9780190917142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190917111.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Economic History

This chapter reveals how contests over commercial regulations ultimately prompted the National Convention to abolish women’s political clubs. At the outset of the Terror in 1793, the Convention ... More


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