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Month: February 2016

Robert Darnton. A Literary Tour de France

The political geography of France as illustrated on a map from 1762. Source:

A Literary Tour de France. Robert Darnton: 2014. <>

If the clever title isn’t enough to interest a book historian in this e-resource, the name behind it likely will be. Robert Darnton is a renowned historian specializing in the French book in the era of the Revolution. Recently, however, he has expanded his focus to digital scholarship, and as such, he is likely the perfect person to launch such an exploratory resource.