cover image Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution

Citizens: A Chronicle of the French Revolution

Simon Schama, Author Vintage Books USA $29.95 (976p) ISBN 978-0-679-72610-4

In what PW called a ``sprawling, provocative, sometimes infuriating chronicle that stands much conventional wisdom on its head,'' Schama argues that the Revolution did not produce a ``patriotic culture of citizenship'' but was preceded by one. (Mar.)