National Sovereignty (slides)
Rights and Citizenship (slides)
Censer and Hunt, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity, pp. 49-84.
Discussion: Rights and Duties
Sieyes, What is the Third Estate? (1788-1789), selections online; and undated notes, online.
“Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen” (1789), on-line and the “Declaration of Rights” (1793), on-line.
Thouret, “Report on Political Eligibility” (1789), on-line and Robespierre’s response, 1789, also on-line.
Jennifer Heuer, The Family and the Nation: Gender and Citizenship in Revolutionary France, 1789-1830 (2005).
Olwen Hufton, Women and the Limits of Citizenship in the French Revolution (1992).
Lynn Hunt, The French Revolution and Human Rights: A Brief Documentary History (1996).
Joan Landes, Women in the Public Sphere in the Time of the French Revolution (1988).
Ronald Schechter, Obstinate Hebrews: Representations of Jews in France, 1715-1815 (2003).
Kley, ed., The French Idea of Freedom: the Old Regime and the Declaration
of Rights (1994).
Jeffrey Wasserstrom, Lynn Hunt, and Marilyn Young, eds., Human Rights and Revolutions (2000).