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Poetry and the police

Robert Darnton

Poetry and the police

communication networks in eighteenth-century Paris

by Robert Darnton

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  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Political culture,
  • Police,
  • History and criticism,
  • Communication in politics,
  • Social conditions,
  • French Political poetry,
  • Street music,
  • Information networks,
  • Political activists,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-209) and index.

    StatementRobert Darnton
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC729 .D37 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 224 p. :
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24791702M
    ISBN 100674057155
    ISBN 109780674057159
    LC Control Number2010026303
    OCLC/WorldCa555658475

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