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In search of the French Revolution

John Haycraft

In search of the French Revolution

journeys through France

by John Haycraft

  • 111 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementJohn Haycraft.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC148 .H38x 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 289 p., [32] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages289
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1782220M
      ISBN 100436197588
      LC Control Number89175451


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