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France on the eve of revolution

John Lough

France on the eve of revolution

British travellers" observations, 1763-1788

by John Lough

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Published by Dorsey Press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Visitors, Foreign -- France -- 18th century,
  • British -- France -- 18th century,
  • France -- Social conditions -- 18th century -- Foreign public opinion, British,
  • France -- Description and travel,
  • France -- Social life and customs -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesT. C. R. Horn Collection.
    StatementJohn Lough.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 338 p. :
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15480800M
    ISBN 100256061327, 0256061335
    LC Control Number87070642
    OCLC/WorldCa17515852

    "The publishing industry in France in the years before the Revolution was a lively and sometimes rough-and-tumble affair, as publishers and printers scrambled to deal with (and if possible evade) shifting censorship laws and tax regulations, in order to cater to a reading public's appetite for books of all kinds, from the famous Encyclopaedie, repository of reason and knowledge, to scandal. His many other books include The Business of Enlightenment, Berlin Journal, The Case for Books, and The Devil in the Holy Water. His towering and sundry honors include a MacArthur Robert Darnton | A Literary Tour de France: The World of Books on the Eve of the French Revolution - Events - .

      Robert Darnton | A Literary Tour de France: The World of Books on the Eve of the French Revolution Direct Download: 3 Cultural historian Robert Darnton is the author The Great Cat Massacre: And Other Episodes in French Cultural History. New research in a new field, the history of books, goes back to a question raised by Daniel Mornet in a famous article of What did the French read on the eve of the Revolution? This lecture is intended to answer that question and to explore related issues in cultural history by explaining how publishing and the book trade actually.

    A Literary Tour de France | The publishing industry in France in the years before the Revolution was a lively and sometimes rough-and-tumble affair, as publishers and printers scrambled to deal with (and if possible evade) shifting censorship laws and tax regulations, in order to cater to a reading public's appetite for books of all kinds, from the famous Encyclop die, repository of reason and Brand: Oxford University Press, USA. Weak King of France from to His failure to grant reforms led to the French Revolution; he and his queen (Marie Antoinette) were guillotined () Estates General.


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