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Benjamin Franklin and the French Revolution

Claude Anne Lopez

Benjamin Franklin and the French Revolution

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Published by American Philosophical Society in [Philadelphia] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Friends and associates,
    • Helvétius, Anne-Catherine, 1719?-1800 -- Friends and associates,
    • Intellectuals -- France -- Political activity -- History -- 18th century,
    • France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century,
    • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Influence

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementClaude-Anne Lopez.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC33.5 .L76 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[26] p. :
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1471698M
      LC Control Number93134545


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