Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Natalie Zemon Davis ; conversations with Denis Crouzet.|
|Series||Early modern studies series -- 4|
|Contributions||Crouzet, Denis, 1953-|
|LC Classifications||D13.2 .D3813 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2010003974|
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