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The Crowd in History A Study of Popular Disturbances in France And England, 1730-1848 by George Rude

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Published by Interlink Publishing Group .
Written in English


  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • Europe - France,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Modern - 18th Century,
  • 18th century,
  • Crowds,
  • England,
  • France,
  • Riots

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8727789M
ISBN 101897959478
ISBN 109781897959473

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