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Village bells sound and meaning in the nineteenth-century French countryside by Alain Corbin

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • Church bells -- France -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Country life -- France -- History -- 19th century.,
  • France -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [394]-396) and index.

StatementAlain Corbin ; translated by Martin Thom.
SeriesEuropean perspectives
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC33.5 .C6713 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 416 p. ;
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL354095M
ISBN 100231104502
LC Control Number98013799

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