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George Washington & the French Revolution.

Louis Martin Sears

George Washington & the French Revolution.

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799.,
    • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Foreign public opinion.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 355-359.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE312.29 .S4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 378 p.
      Number of Pages378
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5794133M
      LC Control Number60005773
      OCLC/WorldCa426530


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