Conservative tradition in pre-revolutionary France Parisian salon women by Jolanta T. Pekacz

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  • Salons -- France -- Paris -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Salons -- France -- Paris -- History -- 18th century.,
  • Women -- France -- Paris -- Conduct of life.,
  • Guerre des Bouffons.,
  • France -- Social life and customs -- 17th century.,
  • France -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-250) and index.

Book details

StatementJolanta T. Pekacz.
SeriesThe age of revolution and romanticism ;, v. 25
LC ClassificationsDC33.4 .P45 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL364858M
ISBN 100820441384
LC Control Number98025160

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