The Forbidden Best-sellers of Pre-revolutionary France

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FontanaPress, 1997 - Best sellers - 440 pages

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THE FORBIDDEN BESTSELLERS OF PRE-REVOLUTIONARY FRANCE

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Continuing his expert exploration of 18th-century French publishing and reading, Darnton (Berlin Journal, 1991, etc.) takes on the salacious, seditious, and sociological natures of the potboilers ... Read full review

The forbidden best-sellers of pre-revolutionary France

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With this volume, Darnton consolidates his position as one of the most innovative and influential historians of 18th-century France. For over 25 years, Darnton (Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of ... Read full review

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