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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English



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  • Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier, marquis de, 1757-1834.,
  • Statesmen -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Statesmen.

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A biography of the Frenchman whose belief in democracy led him to participate in the American and French Revolutions.

Edition Notes

StatementSabra Holbrook.
LC ClassificationsDC146.L2 H563 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4536540M
ISBN 100689305850
LC Control Number77002553

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