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French liberal thought in the eighteenth century a study of political ideas from Bayle to Condorcet by Martin, Kingsley

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Published by Ernest Benn Limited in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Political science -- France -- History.,
  • Philosophy, French.,
  • Liberalism.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Kingsley Martin ...
SeriesThe library of European political thought, Library of European political thought
ContributionsWoolf, Leonard, 1880-1969, annotator., Library of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJA84.F8 M3
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 313, [2] p. ;
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17771843M
LC Control Number29021919

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