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A natural history of revolution

violence and nature in the French revolutionary imagination, 1789-1794

by Mary Ashburn Miller

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rhetoric,
  • Violence,
  • Natural disasters,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-222) and index.

    StatementMary Ashburn Miller
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC158.8 .M55 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 231 p. :
    Number of Pages231
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26704667M
    ISBN 100801449421
    ISBN 109780801449420
    LC Control Number2010052643
    OCLC/WorldCa687613872

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