War and Terror in French Revolutionary Discourse (1792-1794)

  title={War and Terror in French Revolutionary Discourse (1792-1794)},
  author={Mona Ozouf},
  journal={The Journal of Modern History},
  pages={580 - 597}
  • M. Ozouf
  • Published 1 December 1984
  • History
  • The Journal of Modern History
It has been said that when the French go off to war, they do so with greater hate for each other than for the enemy. Such a statement may be disputed. But it is less easy to dispute the period during which that French tradition began to arise that is, the French Revolution. Here once again a founding event, the Revolution forced the nation to confront both an internal and an external war. How was it possible to shatter the efforts of a Europe united against France while at the same time holding… 
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