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Lessons from America: Liberal French Nobles in Exile, 1793-1798
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Pennsylvania State Univ Pr
Publication date January 1, 2010
Pages 216
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780271036380
ISBN-10 0271036389
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $39.95
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Every war has refugees; every revolution has exiles. Most of the refugees of the French Revolution mourned the demise of the monarchy. Lessons from America examines an unusual group who did not. Doina Pasca Harsanyi looks at the American experience of a group of French liberal aristocrats, early participants in the French Revolution, who took shelter in Philadelphia during the Reign of Terror. The book traces their path from enlightened salons to revolutionary activism to subsequent exile in America and, finally, back to government posts in France—illuminating the ways in which the French experiment in democracy was informed by the American experience.



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Hardcover
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from Pennsylvania State Univ Pr (May 30, 2010)
9780271036373 | details & prices | 204 pages | 6.50 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $87.95
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from Pennsylvania State Univ Pr (January 1, 2010)
9780271036380 | details & prices | 216 pages | 6.00 × 8.75 × 0.75 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $39.95
About: Every war has refugees; every revolution has exiles.
With William Shakespeare | from Arden Shakespeare (June 1, 1965); titled "King John"
9780174436133 | details & prices | 4.75 × 7.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $13.95
This edition also contains King John

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