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The Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France
The Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France
Author: Robert Darnton
What causes revolutions? How does public opinion influence events? This work answers these questions by asking what the French people read in the 18th century. The answer lies only partially in the canon of the great Enlightenment philosophers: Voltaire, Diderot, Montesquieu, Rousseau. More popular than these works were other books bought and so...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780002558358
ISBN-10: 0002558351
Publication Date: 2/20/1997
Pages: 464
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Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers
Book Type: Paperback
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