Two Brutuses: Violence, Virtue, and Politics in the Visual Culture of the French Revolution

@article{Baxter2006TwoBV,
  title={Two Brutuses: Violence, Virtue, and Politics in the Visual Culture of the French Revolution},
  author={Denise Amy Baxter},
  journal={Eighteenth-Century Life},
  year={2006},
  volume={30},
  pages={51 - 77}
}
  • D. Baxter
  • Published 7 November 2006
  • History
  • Eighteenth-Century Life

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