Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution

This site introduces the extraordinary events of the French Revolution, from its origins in eighteenth-century French society through its legacies in the rule of Napoleon Bonaparte and after.

It includes essays by scholars that survey the Revolution’s major themes and a searchable archive of more than 600 primary sources.

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600 primary sources

Searchable archive

This site was produced by ASHP/CML and the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University, with support from the Florence Gould Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities. A book and CD-ROM of the same name are available from Penn State University Press.