1 edition of In search of France found in the catalog.
In search of France
|Series||Harper torchbooks -- TB1219P|
|Contributions||Hoffmann, Stanley, Harvard University. Center for International Affairs|
|LC Classifications||DC361 I5 1965|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||441|
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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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