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Headless history

Linda Orr

Headless history

nineteenth-century French historiography of the Revolution

by Linda Orr

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historiography -- France -- History -- 19th century.,
  • French literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Literature and revolutions.,
  • Literature and history -- France.,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Historiography.,
  • France -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.,
  • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Influence.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-178).

    StatementLinda Orr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC147.8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 185 p. :
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22267348M
    ISBN 100801423791

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