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'Tis Folly to Be Wise

Death and Transfiguration of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

'Tis Folly to Be Wise( )
Author: Feuchtwanger, Lion
ISBN:978-0-615-89105-7
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:MaKoM Publications
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.95
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This is an intimate story of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, the exalted, visionary, often ridiculous, little man whose heights of philosophical grandeur were equaled only by the degrading absurdity of his private life. It is also the story of his effortlessly adulterous wife; of the frivolous nobles in France who made it fashionable to read him; and of the heroes, villains and fools who built the French Revolution and its resulting in the days of the Terror largely on his words. This is the...
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Pages:374
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.85 Inches
Book Weight:1.23 Pounds

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