Louis XIV

Louis XIV

by David L. Smith, Smith David L.
     
 

The true nature of the age of Louis XIV is revealed through an extensive range of primary and secondary sources in this study of the Sun King whose regime was known as the ultimate example of absolutism. See more details below

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The true nature of the age of Louis XIV is revealed through an extensive range of primary and secondary sources in this study of the Sun King whose regime was known as the ultimate example of absolutism.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521406994
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/25/1992
Series:
Cambridge Topics in History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
140
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range:
16 - 18 Years

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction1
1Absolutism: theory and practice11
2Economic policies25
3Social policies41
4Religious policies59
5Foreign policy79
6Versailles: court and culture99
7Assessment: historians on Louis XIV117
Bibliography125
Index131

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