4.1 French Revolution

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4/1/11 Was the French Revolution a Bourgeois Revolution? Word of the day Eschatology : the department of the theological science concerned with ‘the four last things; death, judgment, heaven and hell’ RECAP Marx is the author of dialectical materialism. Dialectical materialism is a theory that posits class struggle as the engine of social and historical change. Social classes are defined by the mode of production in a given historical period. Each particular mode of production is associated with a particular means of production and relations of production. History moves forward when a subordinate class overthrows a dominant class. The old subordinate class becomes the new dominant class. It remakes society, politics, economics, and culture “in its own image”. Proponents of this theory points to the French Revolution as a bourgeois revolution that brought us modern, capitalist democracies.
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