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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • Revolutions & coups,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • History - General History,
  • Flight to Varennes, 1791,
  • History,
  • Revolution, 1789-1799,
  • History: World,
  • Europe,
  • France,
  • Europe - France,
  • History / France,
  • Europe - General,
  • XVI,,
  • 1754-1793,
  • King of France,,
  • Louis,
  • Varennes-en-Argonne (France)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7670886M
ISBN 10067401054X
ISBN 109780674010543

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