The French Revolution was the first great uprising of the people against the ruling class. It generated ideas of liberty, fraternity and equality which reverberated throughout Europe.
In this podcast Professor David Andress looks at how the French Revolution developed and the emergence of the Terror:
In this podcast Emeritus Professor William Doyle of the University of Bristol looks at the origins of the French Revolution.
In this podcast Emeritus Professor Malcolm Cooke looks at the rise and fall of Napoleon.
Everything History explores the causes, the course, and the consequences of the French Revolution.