France in the Enlightenment

France in the Enlightenment

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Overview

France in the Enlightenment by Daniel Roche

From Tocqueville's 18th-century account of the Old Regime, historians have struggled to understand the intricacies of French society before the Revolution. By placing politics and material culture at the heart of historical change, Sorbonne historian Daniel Roche, captures the complexity and depth of the Englightenment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674317475
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 10/28/1998
Series: Harvard Historical Studies Series
Pages: 736
Product dimensions: 6.64(w) x 9.54(h) x 1.65(d)

About the Author

Daniel Roche is Professor of Modern History at the Sorbonne (Paris I) and Directeur d'Études at l'École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales.

Arthur Goldhammer received the French-American Translation Prize in 1990 for his translation of A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution.

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