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Harvard Historical Studies 151

The Conversion of Imagination

From Pascal through Rousseau to Tocqueville

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$75.50 • £60.95 • €68.00

ISBN 9780674021884

Publication Date: 03/31/2006

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298 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Harvard Historical Studies

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Matthew W. Maguire is Assistant Professor of History and Humanities at Kenyon College.

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