Private Lives and Public Affairs
The Causes Célèbres of Prerevolutionary FranceBook - 1993
University of California Press
From 1770 to 1789 a succession of highly publicized cases riveted the attention of the French public. Maza argues that the reporting of these private scandals had a decisive effect on the way in which the French public came to understand public issues in the years before the Revolution.
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c1993
Characteristics: xii, 354 p. : ill. ; 23 cm