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The Damiens Affair and the Unraveling of the ANCIEN REGIME, 1750-1770

Hardcover

Price:
$135.00 / £104.00
ISBN:
Published:
Apr 19, 2016
1984
Pages:
388
Size:
7 x 10 in.
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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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