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Europe, 1648-1815

from the old regime to the age of revolution

by Winks, Robin W.

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Revolutions -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Europe -- History -- 1648-1789.,
    • Europe -- History -- 1789-1815.,
    • Europe -- Economic conditions -- 18th century.,
    • Europe -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.,
    • Europe -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.,
    • Europe -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.,
    • France -- History -- 1789-1815.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 188-201) and index.

      StatementRobin W. Winks, Thomas E. Kaiser.
      ContributionsKaiser, Thomas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD273 .W53 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 219 p. :
      Number of Pages219
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3565423M
      ISBN 100195154452, 0195154460
      LC Control Number2002038184

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