Richelieu and Mazarin

Richelieu and Mazarin

by Geoffrey Treasure
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415153549

ISBN-13: 9780415153546

Pub. Date: 06/05/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Richelieu and Mazarin by Geoffrey Treasure compares these two striking, but very different, statesmen and evaluates their careers and achievements in the light of modern research.
It explores all aspects of the two men's careers including the historical background, their personal characters, aims and values and their experience of power. Geoffrey

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Richelieu and Mazarin by Geoffrey Treasure compares these two striking, but very different, statesmen and evaluates their careers and achievements in the light of modern research.
It explores all aspects of the two men's careers including the historical background, their personal characters, aims and values and their experience of power. Geoffrey Treasure also debates altered perceptions of 'absolutism' and the accomplishments of both leaders.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415153546
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/05/1998
Series:
Lancaster Pamphlets Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
110
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.23(d)
Lexile:
1170L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Landmark dates
Introduction1
1Two Paths to Power3
2Royal Servants10
3The Huguenot Question14
4Noble Attitudes and Politics18
5War: a State of Emergency23
6A Limited Absolutism27
7Maritime and Commercial Projects32
8Church and State38
9Art as Propaganda43
10The Struggle for Security48
11Mazarin and the Fronde58
12Mazarin's Triumph69
13The Making of Peace74
14Reputations84
Glossary90
Further Reading95

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