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Enlightened pleasures eighteenth-century France and the new epicureanism by Thomas M. Kavanagh

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Published by Yale University Press, Annie Burr Lewis Fund in New Haven [Conn.] .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementThomas M. Kavanagh
SeriesThe Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history, Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC133.8 .K38 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination254 p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24476332M
ISBN 100300140940
ISBN 109780300140941
LC Control Number2009027231
OCLC/WorldCa427438322

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