Revolution, reaction, and the theocratic image
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Revolution, reaction, and the theocratic image the development of a conservative ideal in revolutionary times by Lawrence M Petry

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Published .
Written in English


  • History, Modern -- 18th century,
  • History, Modern -- 19th century,
  • Conservatism

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Statementby Lawrence M. Petry
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 130 leaves ;
Number of Pages130
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14454673M

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