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Published: 13 December 2017

280 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190644536

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The Place of Words

The Académie Française and Its Dictionary during an Age of Revolution

Michael P. Fitzsimmons

  • Draws upon previously unknown archival sources
  • Sheds new light on the history of Academie Francaise during the French Revolution and Napoleonic period
  • First book-length study of the controversial fifth edition of the dictionary