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Festivals and the French Revolution--the subject conjures up visions of goddesses of Liberty, strange celebrations of Reason, and the oddly pretentious cult of the Supreme Being. Every history of the period includes some mention of festivals, although most historians have been content either to ridicule them as ineffectual or to bemoan them as repugnant examples of a ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published October 1st 1991 by Harvard University Press (first published February 29th 1988)
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Mona Ozouf, née Mona Sohier en 1931 à Lannilis (Finistère), est une chercheuse française, philosophe de formation, qui s'est dirigée vers l'histoire et spécialisée sur la Révolution française.
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