The Great cat Massacre: And Other Episodes in French Cultural History [Audiobook] download free by Robert Darnton

The Great cat Massacre: And Other Episodes in French Cultural History Audiobook download free by Robert Darnton
  • Listen audiobook: The Great cat Massacre: And Other Episodes in French Cultural History
  • Author: Robert Darnton
  • Release date: 2009/7/3
  • Publisher: INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780465012749
  • Rating: 9.89 of 10
  • Votes: 807
  • Review by: Nathaniel Alderman
  • Review rating: 7.35 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/27
  • Duration: 3H58M26S in 256 kbps (64 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-20
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, MPEG4, AIFF, WMA, FLAC, WAV (compression Z, ZIP, 7-ZIP, RAR, 7Z, AZW3)
  • Total pages original book: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 21M8S (5.4 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: When the apprentices of a Paris printing shop in the 1730s held a series of mock trials and then hanged all the cats they could lay their hands on, why did they find it so hilariously funny that they choked with laughter when they reenacted it in pantomime some twenty times? Why in the eighteenth-century version of Little Red Riding Hood did the wolf eat the child at the end? What did the anonymous townsman of Montpelier have in mind when he kept an exhaustive dossier on all the activities of his native city? These are some of the provocative questions Robert Darnton answers in this classic work of European history in what we like to call The Age of Enlightenment.'
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Early Modern History: C 1450/1500 To C 1700, Social & Cultural History, Medieval History, European History
  • Download servers: Google Drive, Torrents.me, 4Shared, Nextcloud, MEGA, Torrent, Uploaded, Mediafire. Compressed in Z, ZIP, 7-ZIP, RAR, 7Z, AZW3
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 27.37 USD
  • Dimensions: 143x211x22mm
  • Weight: 328g
  • Printed by: BASIC BOOKS
  • Published in: New York, United States

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