Brittany Affair and the crisis of the Ancien Régime.
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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


  • France -- Politics and government -- 18th century

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Edition Notes

SeriesProblems in European history
LC ClassificationsJN2429 R4 R64
The Physical Object
Number of Pages324
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19108913M

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