In search of the FrenchRevolution journeys through France by John Haycraft

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .

Written in English

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  • France -- Politics and government -- Revolution, 1789-1799.

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Bibliography: p279-282. - Includes index.

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StatementJohn Haycraft.
LC ClassificationsDC155
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii,289p.,(32)p. of plates :
Number of Pages289
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Open LibraryOL21419485M
ISBN 100436197588

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