French ecclesiastical society under the Ancien Régime
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French ecclesiastical society under the Ancien Régime a study of Angers in the eighteenth century. by John McManners

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester .
Written in English


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Pagination416p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages416
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Open LibraryOL19934629M

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