The Revolution in Western Politics, 1775-1815

* Liberty and equality

* The American Revolution (1775-1789)

The origins of the revolution


Framing the constitution

* The French Revolution (1789-1791)

The breakdown of the old order

Legal orders and social realities

The formation of the national assembly

The revolt of the poor and the oppressed

A limited monarchy

* World War and Republican France (1791-1799)

Foreign reactions and the beginning of war

The second revolution

Total war and the terror

The thermidorian reaction and the directory

* The Napoleonic Era (1799-1815)

Napoleonís rule of France

Napoleonís wars and foreign policy