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Contraband: Louis Mandrin and the Making of a Global Underground

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Louis Mandrin led a gang of bandits who brazenly smuggled contraband into eighteenth-century France. Michael Kwass brings new life to the legend of this Gallic Robin Hood, exposing the dark side of early modern globalization. Decades later, the memory of Mandrin inspired ordinary subjects and Enlightened philosophers alike to challenge royal power.

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Michael Kwass is Associate Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780674726833
Author:
Kwass, Michael
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
France
Subject:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
Subject:
History : Modern - 18th Century
Subject:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business
Subject:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Globalization
Subject:
Political
Subject:
SCIENCE / Globalization
Subject:
European History
Subject:
Economic History
Subject:
World History-France
Publication Date:
20140431
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
24 halftones, 2 maps
Pages:
472
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Business » History and Biographies
History and Social Science » Economics » General
History and Social Science » World History » 1650 to Present
History and Social Science » World History » France » General

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"Synopsis" by , Louis Mandrin led a gang of bandits who brazenly smuggled contraband into eighteenth-century France. Michael Kwass brings new life to the legend of this Gallic Robin Hood, exposing the dark side of early modern globalization. Decades later, the memory of Mandrin inspired ordinary subjects and Enlightened philosophers alike to challenge royal power.
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