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In search of France

In search of France

the economy, society and political system in the twentieth century [by] Stanley Hoffmann [and others]

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National characteristics, French,
  • France -- Politics and government -- 1945-,
  • France -- Social conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesHarper torchbooks -- TB1219P
    ContributionsHoffmann, Stanley, Harvard University. Center for International Affairs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC361 I5 1965
    The Physical Object
    Pagination441p.
    Number of Pages441
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15304608M

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In Search of France — Stanley Hoffmann, Charles P. Kindleberger, Laurence William Wylie, Jesse R. Pitts, Jean-Baptiste Duroselle, François Goguel | Harvard University Press.

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