Life in Revolutionary France

Mette Harder and Jennifer Ngaire Heuer, eds.,

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020.

H-France Review Vol. 22 (January 2022), No. 5


In this edited volume, they outlined four main goals:

- to introduce non-specialists to the French Revolution,
- to explore how studying every day experiences can reveal the Revolution’s power to affect people’s lives,
- to orient readers to themes of equality, citizenship, justice and violence,
- and to think about space and identity, experience and emotion,
helping us write about the experience of the everyday


Clyde Plumauzelle, “Sex as Work : Public Women in Revolutionary Paris

The primary source bundle for this chapter includes five letters from Marie-Antionette Barthelemy
from the Year III of the Republic that show the economic realities for women