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The dynamite club the bombing of the Café Terminus and the birth of modern terrorism in fin-de-siècle Paris by John M. Merriman

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Published by Houghton Mifflin Co. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Henry, Emile, -- 1872-1894.,
  • Bombings -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Terrorism -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Anarchism -- France -- Paris -- History -- 19th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJohn Merriman.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6433.F7 A636 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22680008M
ISBN 100618555986
ISBN 109780618555987
LC Control Number2008049470

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