[Dewey number: 944.04]
World Book Online - http://www.worldbookonline.com/wb/Login?ed=wb
Login to World Book here and search for "french revolution." The user name and password can be obtained from library staff.
The French Revolution - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_Revolution
The article on this cooperatively written encyclopedia is extensive.
Liberty, Equality, Fraternity: Exploring the French Revolution - http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/
Detail-rich site that includes 12 topical essays, 250 images, 350 text documents, 13 song recordings (including "La Marseillaise"), 13 maps, a timeline, and a glossary. Searchable by keywords, topics, and/or types of resources. A project of the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University and the American Social History Project at City University of New York.
Links on the French Revolution - http://userwww.port.ac.uk/andressd/frlinks.htm
Wide variety of links from introductory to specialized sites about the French Revolution. Most sites are in English, but there are a few links to sites in French. The author's comments are helpful in selecting a site to visit.
Bastille Day and the French Revolution (1789) Explained - http://bastille-day.com/
This French website (translated into English) has links to lots of info including the basic history, biographies of historic figures and symbols associated with the Revolution.
Yahoo! French Revolution -
Yahoo's links to Web sites about this very important historic event and the people associated with it such as Marie Anoinette and Robespierre.
Yahoo! Napoleanic Wars (1803-1815) -
Yahoo's links to Web sites about the post-Revolutionary period in French history when Napolean came to power and conquered most of Europe.
Napoleon Bonaparte: Timeline of Greatness - http://www.txdirect.net/users/rrichard/napoleo1.htm
This site is an interesting one which lays out important dates in Napoleon's life. Links to more-or-less relevant sites are connected to the years referenced. Sponsored by a people-finder company.
British Newspaper Coverage of the French Revolution - http://www.usa-people-search.com/content-napolean-bonaparte-timeline-of-greatness.aspx
Links are provided to six articles about specific events of the Revolution: September Massacres: London Times, Sept. 10, 1792-Sept. 12, 1792; Morning Chronicle, Sept. 8, 1792; Execution of Louis XVI: London Times, Jan. 25, 1793; Death of Marat and Execution of Charlotte Corday: London Times, July 30, 1793-August 10, 1793.
The Age Of Enlightenment in the Paintings of France's National Museums - http://mistral.culture.fr/lumiere/documents/files/imaginary_exhibition.html
This French website has links to pictures of famous paintings of the 18th century in France. The two artists most closely associated with the Revolution are David and Jean-Germain Drouais. 
The Parisian Stage During the French Revolution - http://barkov.uchicago.edu/mark/projects/theatre/
A database of plays performed in Paris, 1789-99.
Revolution and restoration (1740-1860): France - http://www.navigo.com/wm/paint/theme/revolution.france.html
This site provides an introduction to French Classicism, Romanticism, and Realism along with their major artists.
What is the Third Estate? - http://www.lib.umd.edu/RARE/Exhibits/ThirdEstate/Index.html
"This exhibition showcases the extensive collections pertaining to the French Revolution found in the Special Collections of the University of Maryland Libraries.... Documents from these collections have been brought together to illustrate some of the various issues and events from this tumultuous period. Books that influenced the revolution, such as Diderot's Encylopedie and Rousseau's Contract Social, as well as works central to the revolution are displayed. Four basic areas are explored--the three estates (aristocracy, clergy, and the general population) and their concerns; the trial and execution of King Louis XVI and his Queen, Marie Antoinette; the Terror under Robespierre and the execution of many of the aristocracy and opposition; and finally the military and foreign views of the revolution."
French Revolution - http://www.encyclopedia.com/searchpool.asp?target=@DOCTITLE%20French%20Revolution
This is Encyclopedia.com's article on the French Revolution. Includes links to other relevant sites.
French Revolution - http://www.victorianweb.org/history/hist7.html
This site on the Victorian Web has an overview essay by the author, David Cody.
French Revolution Pamphlets - http://humanities.uchicago.edu/homes/mark/fr_rev.html
This is a collection of three pamphlets printed in France during the Revolution. They are in French. (U. of Chicago)
A Tale of Two Revolutions - http://www.theadvocates.org/freeman/8908pete.html
This site, sponsored by a libertarian group, compares the French and American Revolutions. (Foundation For Economic Education)
Marie Antoinette - http://www2.lucidcafe.com/lucidcafe/library/95nov/antoinette.html
From the Biography Library at this Internet cafe, a short biography the the queen who was overthrown at the beginning of the Revolution. (Lucidcafé)
The Guillotine Headquarters - http://www.metaphor.dk/guillotine/
"Take a jump back in the History of the guillotine, or see more about the Construction. You can also see more pictures of the guillotine in the Gallery. Under Names you will find information on people related to the guillotine in one way or another." (Jørn Fabricius)
French Revolution - http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook13.html
This site, part of the Internet Modern History Sourcebook, has links to historical essays and documents under the topics of: Lead Up; Liberal Revolution; and Radical Revolution; as well as Responses to Revolution; Napoleon; and Napoleonic Wars (Paul Halsall)

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