William Doyle (historian)

William Doyle (born 1942) is an English historian, specialising in 18th-century France, who is most notable for his one-volume Oxford History of the French Revolution (1989).[1]

He is one of the leading revisionist historians of the French Revolution.

He is also professor of history at Bristol University, a fellow of the British Academy and a trustee of The Society for the Study of French History.

Published works


  1. Reid, Harry (22 July 1989). "Pageants of horror". Glasgow Herald. p. 20. Retrieved 22 December 2010.
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