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The Battle of Cholet : 1794 / Pathé cinéma (France).

Other author/creatorFilms Media Group, film distributor.
Other author/creatorPathé cinéma (France), production company.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : Pathé cinéma (France), [no date]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : distributed by Films Media Group, 2015.
Description1 online resource (1 video file (37 min.32 sec.)) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Variant title 1794
Contents France's Bloodiest Civil War (2:15) -- Vendée Region (2:35) -- New Crusade (2:18) -- Vendéean Leaders (3:00) -- Army of Farmers (1:48) -- Fighting Insurrection (2:39) -- Republican Army (3:04) -- Massacre at Cholet (4:46) -- Refugees (2:22) -- Heavy Casualties (1:20) -- Les Lucs Massacre (3:14) -- Undercover Resistance (2:24) -- Vendéean Leaders Remain (1:30) -- Saving the Republic (2:41) -- Credits: The Battle of Cholet: 1794 (1:04)
Abstract War against the oppressive ancien régime, that was the battle cry of the French Revolution; wars against foreign enemies were to be expected and were fought out of patriotism; but civil war, grounded in differences of principle, required taking a moral position. The revolt in the Vendée undermined the very concept of Revolution, for if the people were fighting the Revolution, restoring power to the enemies of the Revolution, what was the Revolution all about? This program looks at the issues underlying the revolt in the Vendée, the brutal manner in which it was put down, and the lessons France learned from this most vicious and unforgiving of civil wars.
General noteStreaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 23, 2015.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 & up.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description (Films Media Group, July 3, 2015).
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number2460 Films Media Group

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