Unformatted text preview: libelles ? 7. Why in Mercier a somewhat unreliable advocate for the entire French populace? What contradictions do his arguments bring to light? 8. What does Darnton say to his critics on the issue of popular desacralization? 9. Who is responsible for the desacralization of the monarchy? Why? 10. What does Darnton say is “the point” of his article? 11. What are the three rhetorical stages of development that Darnton lists for libellistes? 12. Why does Darnton believe that traditional historians are wrong? What does he list as their biggest mistake when examining the period?...
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- Fall '10
- Logic, Intensive and extensive properties, Monarchy, Darnton