A look at the causes and global effects of the 1789 storming of the Bastille and subsequent decade-long revolution, which toppled a monarchy but paved the way for Napoleon's rise to power.
Part of the Odysseys in History series
Some events were so powerful that they changed the world forever. With historical and full-color photographs complementing documentary texts, Odysseys in History invites advanced readers along on a journey to experience historic moments like never before. With an added focus on context and aftermath, these titles feature a sophisticated design peppered with arresting photographs that illustrate both the awe and devastation of humanity's most memorable actions. Side panels, colored callouts, and eyewitness perspectives assist in making the text accessible to a wide range of learners.