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The American Historical Review Archives
By C. Crane Brinton
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  • The American Historical Review
    Total Archives: 116 Years, 503 Issues, 73,706 Articles, 162,705pp
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      (Review)
      America and the World Revolution, and Other Lectures, by Arnold J. Toynbee
      1. America and the World Revolution, and Other Lectures by Arnold J. Toynbee
      The American Historical Review
      , April 1963, p. 758
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      (Review)
      The Reign of Terror, 1793-1794, by Wilfred B. Kerr
      1. The Reign of Terror, 1793-1794 by Wilfred B. Kerr
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1928, p. 868
      1. The Reign of Terror, 1793-1794 by Wilfred B. Kerr
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1929, p. 828
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      (Review)
      The Old Regime in France, by Frantz Funck-Brentano
      1. The Old Regime in France by Frantz Funck-Brentano
      The American Historical Review
      , April 1930, p. 595
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      (Review)
      La Revolution Francaise, by Georges Lefebvre
      1. La Revolution Francaise by Georges Lefebvre
      The American Historical Review
      , October 1930, pp. 128-130
      1. La Revolution Francaise by Georges Lefebvre
      The American Historical Review
      , January 1933, pp. 325-326
    5. [+]
      (Review)
      The French Revolution, by Charles Downer Hazen
      1. The French Revolution by Charles Downer Hazen
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1933, pp. 744-745
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      (Review)
      Les Origines Intellectuelles de la Revolution Francaise, 1715-1787, by Daniel Mornet
      1. Les Origines Intellectuelles de la Revolution Francaise, 1715-1787 by Daniel Mornet
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1934, pp. 725-726
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      (Review)
      Maximilien Robespierre: A Study in Deterioration, by Reginald Somerset Ward
      1. Maximilien Robespierre: A Study in Deterioration by Reginald Somerset Ward
      The American Historical Review
      , October 1935, p. 136
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      (Review)
      Rousseau and the Modern State, by Alfred Cobban
      1. Rousseau and the Modern State by Alfred Cobban
      The American Historical Review
      , April 1936, p. 538
    9. [+]
      (Review)
      Condorcet and the Rise of Liberalism in France, by J. Salwyn Schapiro
      1. Condorcet and the Rise of Liberalism in France by J. Salwyn Schapiro
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1936, p. 742
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      (Review)
      Nostradamus: Life and Literature, by Edgar Leoni
      1. Nostradamus: Life and Literature by Edgar Leoni
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1962, p. 1100
      1. Nostradamus: Life and Literature by Edgar Leoni
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1963, p. 1132
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      (Review)
      Robespierre, by Gustaaf J. Renier
      1. Robespierre by Gustaaf J. Renier
      The American Historical Review
      , April 1937, p. 592
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      (Review)
      Memoires de Barbaroux, by Alfred-Chabaud
      1. Memoires de Barbaroux by Alfred-Chabaud
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1937, p. 826
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      (Review)
      Robespierre: First Modern Dictator, by Ralph Korngold
      1. Robespierre: First Modern Dictator by Ralph Korngold
      The American Historical Review
      , July 1938, p. 935
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      (Review)
      Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, by Nesta H. Webster
      1. Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette by Nesta H. Webster
      The American Historical Review
      , October 1938, p. 196
      1. Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette by Nesta H. Webster
      The American Historical Review
      , April 1939, p. 702
    15. Reviews of Books 
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      (Review)
      In Search of Humanity, by Alfred Cobban
      1. In Search of Humanity by Alfred Cobban
      The American Historical Review
      , April 1961, p. 694
    16. Reviews of Books 
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      (Review)
      Generalization in the Writing of History, by Louis Gottschalk
      1. Generalization in the Writing of History by Louis Gottschalk
      The American Historical Review
      , October 1963, pp. 80-81