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The Notables and the Nation The Political Schooling of the French, 17871788 (Harvard Historical Studies) by Vivian R. Gruder

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - France,
  • Revolutionary,
  • History / France,
  • Modern - 18th Century,
  • 18th century,
  • France,
  • Press and politics,
  • Social classes

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages518
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11125036M
ISBN 100674025342
ISBN 109780674025349

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