The French Revolution and early European revolutionary terrorism

Rapport, M. (2015) The French Revolution and early European revolutionary terrorism. In: Law, R. D. (ed.) The Routledge History of Terrorism. Series: Routledge histories. Routledge: Abingdon and New York, pp. 63-76. ISBN 9780415535779

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This chapter discusses some of the antecedents to the 'Terror' in the French Revolution before exploring the relationship between different forms of political terror in the 1790s in revolutionary France. It finishes by exploring how terror in different forms was used by political movements in Europe in the first half of the nineteenth century.

Item Type:Book Sections
Keywords:French Revolution, terror, terrorism, Europe, early nineteenth century.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Rapport, Dr Michael
Authors: Rapport, M.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > History
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2014 Routledge
First Published:First published in The Routledge History of Terrorism: 63-76
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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