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press in the French Revolution a selection of documents taken from the press of the Revolution for the years 1789-1794 by J. T. Gilchrist

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in [New York] .
Written in English


  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Sources

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Edition Notes

Statement[compiled by] J. Gilchrist [and] W. J. Murray.
ContributionsMurray, W. J.
LC ClassificationsDC141 .G5 1971
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 335 p.
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18580204M

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