The Forbidden Bestsellers of Pre-revolutionary France

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The Forbidden Bestsellers of Pre-revolutionary France - Darnton, Robert

What causes revolutions? How does public opinion influence events? This work answers these questions by asking what the French people read in the 18th century. The answer lies only partially in the canon of the great Enlightenment philosophers: Voltaire, Diderot, Montesquieu, Rousseau. More popular than these works were other books bought and sold ...

The Forbidden Bestsellers of Pre-revolutionary France 1997, Fontana Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780002558358

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Forbidden Bestsellers of Pre-revolutionary France 1996, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780002556361

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