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The Damiens Affair and the Unraveling of the Ancien Regime, 1750-1770

Kley, Dale K. Van

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ISBN 10: 0691054029 / ISBN 13: 9780691054025
Published by Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1984
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First edition, 1984. Cloth hardcover with dust jacket, 373 pp., clean unmarked copy, Near Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket, light soil or discoloration to the dust jacket. Dust jacket housed in archival dust jacket protector. Bookseller Inventory # s0007670

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Title: The Damiens Affair and the Unraveling of the...

Publisher: Princeton University Press, Princeton

Publication Date: 1984

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: near fine

Edition: First printing.

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This book examines an unsuccessful assassination attempt against Louis XV of France and the trial of his assailant, Robert-Francois Damiens, revealing the beginnings of the French Revolution in the ecclesiastical controversies that dominated the Damiens affair.


Originally published in 1984.


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