Empire of Liberty: The Directorie

“A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.” -Napoleon Bonaparte Excerpt from Konijeti Beevti’s “Years of Revolution: Boston to Bhārata”, Vij Publishing House, 1962 (translation by Earl Henderson). North of Paris, in January of 1795, the revolutionary forces invaded Holland and many Dutchmen joined them in support. The Dutch Republic fell, the stadtholder fled to … More Empire of Liberty: The Directorie

Empire of Liberty: Le Roi Est Mort

“Liberty, equality, fraternity, or death; – the last, much the easiest to bestow, O Guillotine!”  -Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities Excerpt from Konijeti Beevti’s “Years of Revolution: Boston to Bhārata”, Vij Publishing House, 1962 (translation by Earl Henderson). As the constitution neared completion, the Assembly made drastic changes to make the king a … More Empire of Liberty: Le Roi Est Mort