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The Taking of the Bastille: July 14th 1789 - GODECHOT, Jacques

Faber & Faber, 1970, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ. Edges of DJ showing slight shelf wear.

The author examines in detail, crucial problems of the capture of the Bastille, like that of the social structure of France and Paris at the time, the maintenance of order and provision of bread in Paris, and the ferment of new ideas. And then he vividly relates the critical episodes of midsummer 1789 culminating in the attack of the Bastille and the abdication of the ancien regime that it symbolized.Illustrated in black and white.
ISBN: 0571082424

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