Fear, Violence, and the Reign of Terror

La Guillotine en 1793 by H. Fleischmann (1908). Wikimedia Commons.

In Defence of the Terror: Liberty or Death in the French Revolution by Sophie Wahnich, trans. David Fernbach Verso Books, 2012, 144 pp. If more people knew more about the French Revolution, their views could serve as a measure of … {…}