he Political almanacs published during the French revolution

Revolution years marked a turning point in the history of this very popular book which is almanac. Actuality suddenly appears in its contents and a new style success can be seen : political almanac. Royalists and Republicans use this support, trying to make their ideas known by many people. Pedagogic interests on the Revolutionary side, and on the Royalist one wish to entertain the reader in these hard times are stirring up the authors. Each and others current coming up alternatively shows the moving of overcoming ideas during this period, while the almanac keeps its formal traditional outlook, its contents comes over the average culture level of the "sans-culotte". The but "Almanach du Père Gérard" really gets a diffusion through people. The ambiguity of the almanac political diversion stays in this dissociation between form and substance