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Poetry and the Police: Communication Networks in Eighteenth-Century Paris

Robert Darnton - History - 2011 - 240 pages
Darnton has ably mined the available evidence surrounding the 1749 investigation and string of arrests for sedition known as the "Affair of the Fourteen" and produced a ...
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What was Revolutionary about the French Revolution?

Robert Darnton - History - 1990 - 51 pages
Darnton offers a reasoned defence of what the French revolutionaries were trying to achieve, and urges us to look beyond political events to understand the idealism and ...
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Censors at Work: How States Shaped Literature

Robert Darnton - History - 2014 - 304 pages
This absorbing history by a brilliant scholar and writer deepens our understanding of how censorship works. With his uncanny ability to spark life in the past, Robert Darnton ...
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