Paris under siege, 1870-1871 from the Goncourt journal. by Edmond de Goncourt

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca [N.Y.] .

Written in English

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  • Paris (France)

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  • Paris (France) -- History -- Siege, 1870-1871 -- Personal narratives

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StatementEdited and translated by George J. Becker. With a historical introd. by Paul H. Beik.
ContributionsBecker, George Joseph, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC314 .G6433
The Physical Object
Pagination334 p.
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4753186M
ISBN 100801405327
LC Control Number78087013

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About Edmond de Goncourt. Edmond de Goncourt was a French writer, literary critic, art critic, book publisher and the founder of the Académie Goncourt.

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Included in the collection are photographs, caricatures, newspapers, books, pamphlets and : John Dorr. Paris Under Siege Publisher Folio Society, London; Folio Society No First Edition. Decorated Brown Cloth Hardback, pp.

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Siege of Paris (), the Protestant siege by Henry IV of France. Siege of Paris (–71), the German siege in the Franco–Prussian War. Battle of Paris (disambiguation) #N#Disambiguation page providing links to topics that could be referred to by the same search term.

This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Siege. "The Siege of Paris "- pg. Ibid. "The War Diary of the Emperor Frederick III"- pg.

"The Siege of Paris "- pg. Balloons served to carry the mail and diplomats outside the city safely from Prussian attack. Pigeons were used to carry messages.

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