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A safe conduct

Author: Peter Vansittart
Publisher: London ; Chester Springs, PA : P. Owen ; Chester Springs, PA : U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fictionalized account of a 15th Century children's revolt in Germany. When the local count increases taxes, a mysterious youth--in fact the count's bastard son--incites the village children to rebel. The children appoint a shepherd as their chief and defeat the count's troops. The count asks for negotiations, the shepherd goes and is hanged, the rebellion collapses and only the son gains, now recognized by his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Vansittart, Peter.
Safe conduct.
London ; Chester Springs, PA : P. Owen ; Chester Springs, PA : U.S. distributor, Dufour Editions, 1995
(OCoLC)603694226
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Vansittart
ISBN: 0720609534 9780720609530 0720609771 9780720609776
OCLC Number: 32457248
Description: 184 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Peter Vansittart.

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Following THE WALL, a historical novel set in Germany on the eve of the Reformation, and telling the story of the Graf ruling the region, whose world is turned upside down when the area is disturbed  Read more...

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