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French Revolution and the people

by David Andress

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Published by Hambledon and London in London, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.,
    • France -- Social conditions -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-289) and index.

      StatementDavid Andress.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC148 .A66 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 301 p. :
      Number of Pages301
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3460495M
      ISBN 10185285295X
      LC Control Number2005412451
      OCLC/WorldCa52830089

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