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Lefebvre, Georges 1874-1959

Overview
Works: 318 works in 1,901 publications in 12 languages and 25,072 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Periodicals  Sources  Bibliography  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director, Author of introduction, Translator, Other, Contributor, Director, Composer, Honoree
Classifications: DC163, 944.04
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Most widely held works by Georges Lefebvre
The French Revolution by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

244 editions published between 1930 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 4,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un classique révisé. [SDM]
The coming of the French Revolution, 1789 by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

101 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author disclaims any other intention than that of reconstructing the main outlines of the four acts into which he arranges the revolutionary happenings from roughly the summer of 1788 to October, 1789. These developments he calls the aristocratic, the bourgeois, the popular and the peasant revolutions. Moments of deepest dramatic intensity -- the storming of the Bastille, the unbelievable and mad night of August 4 which made a holocaust (at least on paper) of the Old Regime, the contagious sweep of the Great Fear, and the turbulent march of Paris on Versailles early in October -- all fall within that year of crisis. Brilliantly as Lefebvre treats them and the actors, he actually does far more than present them with sympathy, lucidity and understanding. For each one of these major phases is also placed in its historical setting. - Leo Gershoy, New York Herald Tribune, on back cover
Napoleon; from Tilsit to Waterloo, 1807-1815 by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

150 editions published between 1935 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 2,839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether viewed as an inspired leader or obsessed tyrant, Napoleon has divided opinion for over 200 years. Few individuals have left such a mark on history. Georges Lefebvre's classic work, published€here in one€paperback volume in English for the first time, is a definitive portrait of the Napoleonic era
The Great Fear of 1789; rural panic in revolutionary France by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

63 editions published between 1932 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La grande peur de 1789 est un événement étonnant. En réaction aux incertitudes de la Révolution, d'un bout à l'autre du royaume, se répand l'idée que des aristocrates arment des brigands pour ravager les récoltes et massacrer le peuple. Aux contemporains déconcertés, elle apparut comme un mystère. Ceux qui voulurent, à toutes forces, en improviser une explication l'attribuèrent à un complot qu'ils rapportèrent, suivant leurs opinions, à l'aristocratie ou aux révolutionnaires
Napoleon, from 18 Brumaire to Tilsit, 1799-1807 by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1990 in English and held by 1,440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Thermidorians & the Directory; two phases of the French Revolution by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

5 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 944 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Directory by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

55 editions published between 1943 and 1976 in 3 languages and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annales historiques de la Révolution française by Société des études robespierristes (France)( )

in French and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes section "Bibliographie."
The Thermidorians by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

56 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les paysans du Nord pendant la Révolution française by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

58 editions published between 1924 and 1972 in 3 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Études sur la Révolution française by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

41 editions published between 1954 and 1963 in French and Italian and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La naissance de l'historiographie moderne by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

35 editions published between 1948 and 1985 in 5 languages and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies and notes supplementary to Stubbs' Constitutional history by Charles Petit-Dutaillis( Book )

37 editions published between 1923 and 1969 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Questions agraires au temps de la Terreur by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

52 editions published between 1932 and 1997 in French and Undetermined and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recueil de documents relatifs aux séances des Etats généraux, mai-juin 1789 by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

49 editions published between 1953 and 1990 in French and English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La France sous le Directoire, 1795-1799 by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

36 editions published between 1934 and 1984 in French and English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Études orléanaises by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in French and Undetermined and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Réflexions sur l'histoire by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

14 editions published in 1978 in French and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies and notes supplementary to Stubbs' Constitutional history : down to the Great Charter by Charles Petit-Dutaillis( Book )

in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cherbourg à la fin de l'Ancien Régime et au début de la Révolution by Georges Lefebvre( Book )

10 editions published in 1965 in French and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The coming of the French Revolution, 1789
Alternative Names
Georges Lefebvre Frans historicus (1874-1959)

Georges Lefebvre fransk historikar

Georges Lefebvre fransk historiker

Georges Lefèbvre französischer Historiker

Georges Lefebvre French historian

Georges Lefebvre storico francese

Lefebvre, G.

Lefebvre, G. 1874-1959

Lefebvre, G. (Georges), 1874-1959

Lefebvre, Georges

Lefèbvre, Georges 1874-1959

Lefevr, Žorž

Жорж Лефевр

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Лефевр, Жорж 1874-1959

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جورج ليفيبر، 1874-1959

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乔治·勒费弗尔

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The coming of the French Revolution, 1789Napoleon; from Tilsit to Waterloo, 1807-1815