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The revolutionary committees in the departments of France, 1793-1794. by John Black Sirich

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Published by H. Fertig in New York .
Written in English


  • France -- Politics and government -- 1789-1799,
  • France -- History -- Reign of Terror, 1793-1794

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [219]-227.

The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 238 p.
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23744196M

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