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The History Of The Bastile, And Of Its Principal Captives

R. a. Davenport

The History of the Bastile, and of Its Principal Captives is a book written by R. A. Davenport. The book is a comprehensive account of the famous French prison, the Bastille, and its most notable prisoners. The book delves into the origins of the Bastille, its construction, and its role in French history. It also explores the lives of the most famous prisoners of the Bastille, including the Marquis de Sade, Voltaire, and the Man in the Iron Mask. The author provides a detailed analysis of the political and social context that led to the imprisonment of these individuals and the impact their incarceration had on French society. The book is a fascinating exploration of one of the most notorious prisons in history and offers a unique insight into the lives of those who were held captive within its walls.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 364
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.81in - 1.17lb
  • EAN: 9781428609808
  • Categories: EssaysGeneralGeneral