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    Newberry French Revolution Collection

    Key Facts About This Resource

    Fields Economics, Empire and Imperialism, Legal, Military, Political
    Geographic Focus France
    Chronology 1700s, 1800s


    The Newberry Library (Chicago) has 30,000+ pamphlets and 23,000+ issues of 180 periodicals published between 1780 and 1810 during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Era, primarily from Paris but also including many from the French provinces. They have done extraordinary work digitizing these to Internet Archive, You can also search the physical catalog on VuFind. All pamphlets in this collection have individual catalog records. Call numbers begin with "Case FRC" and are followed by a number. You can search by author name or title, or browse by subject with the phrase “Pamphlets–France.” They are held in the Special Collections Reading Room.

    Nicholas Stark

    About Nicholas Stark

    Pre-comp. Ph.D. student at Lehigh University working on Ireland in the orbit of French empire in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Era with an aim to understanding processes of revolutionary state building and class (re)formation.

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