Very attractive site which focuses on France's royal family in the
18th century. Topics include art, music, fashion, and detailed information
about aristocratic society. Page titles are in French but the text
is in English.
Compiled by a lecturer at the University of Portsmouth. Includes
academic and more general resources. Excellent annotations.
Napoleonic wars, literature, art and architecture.
The people and
the French Revolution
Essay by Professor Gwynne Lewis of Warwick University. Discusses
the social composition of revolutionary and counter-revolutionary
popular movements, their major political, social and economic programs,
and how their successs and failure explained the course taken by
The siege and
commune of Paris
Special collection of over 1200 digitised photographs and images
from the Deering Library, NorthWestern University. In addition to
the images in this set, the Library's Siege & Commune Collection
contains 1500 caricatures, 68 newspapers in hard-copy and film,
hundreds of books and pamphlets and about 1000 posters. Additions
are made regularly.