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Stranded in the present

modern time and the melancholy of history

by Peter Fritzsche

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France,
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Historiography -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.,
    • History -- Philosophy.,
    • Historiography.,
    • Historians -- Political and social views.,
    • France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Historiography.,
    • Europe -- History -- 1789-1900.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-260) and index.

      StatementPeter Fritzsche.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD352.9 .F75 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination268 p. ;
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3693503M
      ISBN 100674013395
      LC Control Number2003068560

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