Preserving the Monarchy: The Comte de Vergennes, 1774-1787

Preserving the Monarchy: The Comte de Vergennes, 1774-1787

by Munro Price
     
 

A study of Vergennes' domestic policy role on the eve of the French Revolution.See more details below

Overview

A study of Vergennes' domestic policy role on the eve of the French Revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521465663
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/26/1995
Pages:
241
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Recalled to life; king, queen, and first minister: the Guines affair; 2. The question of reform: Turgot, Necker, and Vergennes; 3. Vergennes as first minister: the comité des finances; 4. The fall of the comité des finances: the comité and credit policy; the crisis of the caisse d'escompte; the reform of the general farm; conclusion; 5. The politics of judicial reform; 6. The politics of retrenchment; 7. The ministry, its divisions, and the parlement of Paris, 1785–1786; the diamond necklace affair; 8. The Dutch imbroglio; 9. Death and posterity; Bibliography.

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