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5.0 out of 5 stars comprehensive
Not bed time reading, however very factual and comprehensive material. would recommend for serious history researchers. not for the feint hearted.
Published 11 months ago by Major Raymond P Agombar TD CG

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3.0 out of 5 stars Hard going
This author reflects interminably on what happened without telling you what happened! He never uses one word when he can use ten. Maybe the translation is too faithful to the French; it reads more like Proust than a narrative. Very disappointing.
Published on 27 Aug 2011 by Tony Heyes


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3.0 out of 5 stars Hard going, 27 Aug 2011
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This review is from: Ancien Regime: History of France, 1610-1774 (Paperback)
This author reflects interminably on what happened without telling you what happened! He never uses one word when he can use ten. Maybe the translation is too faithful to the French; it reads more like Proust than a narrative. Very disappointing.
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5.0 out of 5 stars comprehensive, 29 Aug 2013
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This review is from: Ancien Regime: History of France, 1610-1774 (Paperback)
Not bed time reading, however very factual and comprehensive material. would recommend for serious history researchers. not for the feint hearted.
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5.0 out of 5 stars We need more books on French History., 13 April 1999
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WE NEED MORE BOOKS ON FRENCH HISTORY!!!! JUST ONE PLAIN BOOK, WITH ALL THE HISTORY OF FRANCE IN IT, WOULD MAKE MY DAY. THANKYOU.
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Ancien Regime: History of France, 1610-1774
Ancien Regime: History of France, 1610-1774 by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie (Paperback - 23 Nov 1998)
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