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The french revolution, as a period in the history of france, covers the years 1789 to 1799, necker, recalled to power, experienced but a short-lived triumph. Jeremy d popkin, t marshall hahn, jr, professor of history at the university of kentucky, is the author of books on the history of the press during the french. Description (offered as hist 230 [eu/p] and eust 230) often viewed as one of the defining events in modern history, the french revolution has been debated.
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