The Great Cat Massacre: And Other Episodes in French Cultural History (Peregrine Books)

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In this dazzling series of essays, Robert Darnton exhumes the strange and wonderful world views of the ordinary and extraordinary people inhabiting the cities, towns, and countryside of France in what we like to call The Age of Enlightenment.

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"* 'A brilliant work of popular history' - NEWSWEEK * 'Authoritative... elegant and searching' - DAILY TELEGRAPH * 'A rich and splendid book' - Marghanita Laski"

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Robert Darnton is Carl H. Pforzheimer University Professor and Director of the Harvard University Library. A MacArthur Fellow, he is the author of the National Book Critics Circle award-winning "The Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France." He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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