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The Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France

 
 
 
 
The Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France
Author: Robert Darnton
ISBN 13: 9780393314427
ISBN 10: 393314421
Edition: 3/18/96
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 1996-04-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 464
List Price: $25.95
 
 

Robert Darnton's work is one of the main reasons that cultural history has become an exciting study central to our understanding of the past.

Publishers Weekly

In this NBCC finalist, cultural historian Darnton examines subversive French works of the 1780s, arguing that these underground books were as influential as more classic Enlightenment fare. (Apr.)