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Richelieu and Olivares / Edition 1
     

Richelieu and Olivares / Edition 1

by J. H. Elliott
 

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ISBN-10: 0521406749

ISBN-13: 2900521406740

Pub. Date: 04/28/2003

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The triumph of France assured the fame of Richelieu, while Spain's failure condemned Olivares to historical neglect. This account of their contrasting destinies draws parallels to the outcome of the great power struggle between France and Spain in seventeenth-century Europe.

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The triumph of France assured the fame of Richelieu, while Spain's failure condemned Olivares to historical neglect. This account of their contrasting destinies draws parallels to the outcome of the great power struggle between France and Spain in seventeenth-century Europe.

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ISBN-13:
2900521406740
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Series:
Canto original Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
200

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Statesmen and rivals; 2. Masters and servants; 3. Restoration and reform; 4. Mantua and its consequences; 5. War and raison d'etat; 6. Failure and success; Bibliography; Index.

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