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French revolution as told in fiction

William Stearns Davis

French revolution as told in fiction

by William Stearns Davis

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Published by American Library Association in Chicago .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William Stearns Davis.
      SeriesReading with a purpose. [26]
      ContributionsAmerican Library Association.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC150 .D3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination38 p., 1 l.
      Number of Pages38
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6709149M
      LC Control Number27026595
      OCLC/WorldCa1403013

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verso. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (alk. paper) ISBN (pbk.: alk. paper) 1.