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La Bataille de 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)
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : distributed by Films Media Group, 2015.
Description1 online resource (1 video file (58 min., 54 sec.)) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Contents Traditional Song (1:00) -- Context for the Vendée War (1:07) -- Valentin Roussiere Testimonial (1:52) -- The Vendéen People (2:19) -- The King is Guillotined (2:18) -- Recruiting Leaders (3:51) -- Vendéen Army Formed (2:56) -- First Attacks (0:29) -- Paris Reception (2:38) -- The Republican Army is Ready (3:22) -- General Kleber (1:52) -- Jean Brochard Testimonial (2:56) -- Marching to Cholet (2:30) -- First Battle Outside of Cholet (1:34) -- The Battle of Cholet (3:51) -- The Vendéens Retreat (4:29) -- Vendée Slaughter (2:49) -- Father Huchet Testimonial (2:17) -- Resistance Reappears (2:22) -- Republicans Control Vendée (3:28) -- Reign of Terror (1:37) -- Charette's End (1:18) -- End of the Vendée War (5:24)
Abstract War against the oppressive ancient régime, that was the battle cry of the French Revolution; wars against foreign enemies-of France and of the Revolution-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 14, 2015.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description (Films Media Group, September 3, 2015).
Issued in other formdigital transfer of (manifestation): Pathé cinéma (France)
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number2855 Films Media Group

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