William Doyle (historian)
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William Doyle, FBA (born 1942) is a British historian, specialising in 18th-century France, who is most notable for his one-volume Oxford History of the French Revolution (1st edition, 1989; 3rd edition, 2018).
He is one of the leading revisionist historians of the French Revolution, obtaining his doctorate from the University of Oxford with a thesis entitled The parlementaires of Bordeaux at the end of the eighteenth century, 1775-1790.
- The Old European Order 1660-1800 (Oxford University Press, 1978)
- Origins of the French Revolution (Oxford University Press, 1980; 3rd edition, 1992)
- The Ancien Regime (Macmillan, 1986)
- The Oxford History of the French Revolution (Oxford University Press, 1989; second edition, 2002; third edition, 2018)
- Venality: the Sale of Offices in Eighteenth-Century France (Oxford University Press, 1996)
- Jansenism: Catholic Resistance to Authority from the Reformation to the French Revolution (Macmillan, 1999)
- The French Revolution: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford University Press, 2001)
- Aristocracy and Its Enemies in the Age of Revolution (Oxford University Press, 2009)
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