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The world of Charles Dickens lives on in 'Street Life in London' - Telegraph

The world of Charles Dickens lives on in 'Street Life in London' - Telegraph | ATaleofTwoCities | Scoop.it
A rare collection of photographs to be auctioned tomorrow reflects the poverty and degradation of London in 1877
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Culture and Society in Eighteenth-Century Europe

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France in the mid-1700s

France in the mid-1700s | ATaleofTwoCities | Scoop.it
Agricultural stagnation, the monarchy, Madame de Pompadour, the Church, and class -- antecedents to the French Revolution.
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Marie-Antoinette

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Marie-Antoinette was the wife and queen of King Louis XVI of France.
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French Revolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

French Revolution - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The modern era has unfolded in the shadow of the French Revolution. French society itself underwent an epic transformation as feudal, aristocratic, and religious privileges evaporated under a sustained assault from various left-wing political groups, the masses on the streets, and peasants in the countryside.

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Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette: the Jocobins’ role in the French Revolution

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French Revolution - France before 1789

French Revolution - France before 1789 | ATaleofTwoCities | Scoop.it
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London Low Life: Street Culture, Social Reform and the Victorian Underworld | Reviews in History

London Low Life: Street Culture, Social Reform and the Victorian Underworld | Reviews in History | ATaleofTwoCities | Scoop.it
Metropolitan underworlds, where the illicit and illegal rub up against the grime and extreme poverty of those at the bottom of society, have always fascinated contemporaries and later audiences.
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Victorian era - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Victorian era

The Victorian era of British history was the period of Queen Victoria's reign from 20 June 1837 until her death, on 22 January 1901. It was a long period of peace, prosperity, refined sensibilities and national self-confidence for Britain.

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Early modern France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Early modern France - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Kingdom of France in the early modern period , between the Renaissance ( circa 1500-50) and the Revolution (1789-1804), was an absolute monarchy ruled by members of the Capetian dynasty. In France, it corresponds to the ancien régime ("old rule"), includes the first French colonial empire and is dominated by the reign of the Sun King, Louis XIV.

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Short Essay on the Role of Jacobins in the French Revolution

The members of the old Breton Club shifted their meeting place with the passage of time and began to hold their meetings in the church named 'Jacob'. Later on, the members of this club came to be
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SparkNotes: The French Revolution (1789–1799): The Estates-General: 1789

SparkNotes: The French Revolution (1789–1799): The Estates-General: 1789 | ATaleofTwoCities | Scoop.it
A summary of The Estates-General: 1789 in History SparkNotes's The French Revolution (1789–1799). Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The French Revolution (1789–1799) and what it means.
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The Estates General meeting at the Tennis Court Oath | Bastille-Day.com

The Estates General meeting at the Tennis Court Oath | Bastille-Day.com | ATaleofTwoCities | Scoop.it
The Estates General meeting at the Tennis Court Oath explained (Part 3/6): A General Assembly to Solve the Crisis.
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