Forbidden Bestsellers of Pre-revolutionary France (Hardback)

by Robert Darnton

Format: Hardback 468 pages

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This work reveals the illegal book trade in France during the 18th century and explores the cultural and political significance of "bad" books. The author introduces three of the most influential illegal bestsellers, "Therese Philosophe", "L'An 2440" and "Anecdotes sur Mme La Comtesse du Barry".

Book details

Published
04/03/1996

Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers Ltd

ISBN
9780002556361


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