Otto Karmin's (1882-1920) special library

5 April 2016 Comment

This library gathers works on the French Revolution. Among them are books, brochures and pamphlets from the period of revolution.

For example books by Pierre Silvena Marešala (1750-1842) and Francis Divernoe (1757-1842). The library was bought as a whole in Germany.

It counts about 1019 books with more than 2,000 volumes, mostly in French. Otto Karmin was a sociologist, scholar and professor at the University of Geneva. He published many articles about the French Revolution and the First Empire.

  • Item Type

    Books, Pamphlets

  • Language Coverage


  • Spatial Coverage

    Western Europe

  • Time Coverage

    18th Century, 19th Century