Revolutionary Culture and Festivals
Lecture no. 21 from the course: Living the French Revolution and the Age of Napoleon
Taught by Professor Suzanne M. Desan | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Step back and explore the culture of France as revolutionary leaders tried to stamp out the power of religion and the monarchy. From a new republican calendar to festivals that celebrated the goddesses Liberty and Reason, radicals enacted a fascinating series of changes.