Timothy Tackett

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Timothy Tackett (born 1945) is an American historian specializing in the French Revolution and professor emeritus at the University of California, Irvine. [1]


His 1996 book about the members of the National Constituent Assembly of 1789 won the Leo Gershoy Award of the American Historical Association in 2001; he has also written about the Flight to Varennes [2] and the emergence of the Terror amid the turbulence of the Revolution. [3]


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  1. "Vendée French call for revolution massacre to be termed 'genocide'". The Telegraph . December 26, 2008. Retrieved April 5, 2010.
  2. Mills, Hazel (July 12, 2003). "Royal revolt". The Guardian . London. Retrieved April 5, 2010.
  3. Zaretsky, Robert (January 12, 2015). "It's the Emotions, Stupid". Los Angeles Review of Books . Retrieved January 28, 2015.