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TWELVE WHO RULED. The Committee of Public Safety during the Terror. By R. R. Palmer. Princeton: Princeton University Press. 1941. 417 pages. $3.75.
Reviewed by Assistant Professor Stanley Gray, U. S. Naval Academy
The French Revolution, even more than the Fall of the Roman Empire, continues to be a lode-streaked mine for the historian, the sociologist, and the mass psychologist. It is the most exciting of modern historical dramas and, although its effects are still with us, the most dramatically complete.