French Communist Party versus the students revolutionary politics in May-June, 1968. by Johnson, Richard

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  • Parti communiste français.,
  • Students -- France -- Political activity.,
  • Riots -- France -- Paris.,
  • Paris (France) -- History -- 1944-

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Bibliography: p. 201-204.

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SeriesYale College series -- 13.
LC ClassificationsJN3007.C6 J64
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 215 p.
Number of Pages215
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Open LibraryOL17755370M

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