French thought in the eighteenth century. by Daniel Mornet

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  • Enlightenment -- France.,
  • French literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.,
  • France -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.

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StatementTranslated by Lawrence M. Levin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ261 .M62 1969
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 336 p.
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19694131M
ISBN 100208007504

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