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By Michael Kwass

ISBN-10: 0674726839

ISBN-13: 9780674726833

Louis Mandrin led a gang of bandits who openly smuggled contraband into eighteenth-century France. Michael Kwass brings new lifestyles to the legend of this Gallic Robin Hood, exposing the darkish aspect of early smooth globalization. a long time later, the reminiscence of Mandrin encouraged usual topics and Enlightened philosophers alike to problem royal power.

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