The Ancien Regime: A History of France 1610 - 1774 / Edition 1

The Ancien Regime: A History of France 1610 - 1774 / Edition 1

by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631211969

ISBN-13: 9780631211969

Pub. Date: 01/12/1999

Publisher: Wiley

This is a story of brilliance, order and sophistication, of supreme confidence and great achievement - that begins in uncertainty and ends in iconoclasm.

Overview

This is a story of brilliance, order and sophistication, of supreme confidence and great achievement - that begins in uncertainty and ends in iconoclasm.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631211969
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/12/1999
Series:
History of France Series, #1
Pages:
596
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.49(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

List of Tables and Graphs.

1. Temperate Monarchy in its Last Incarnation.

Part I: Absolutism in its True Grandeur:.

2. Reason of State and its Irrationalities.

3. France and the Fronde: the Age of Anne of Austria and Mazarin.

4. The Snake and the Sun.

5. Gallican Extremism.

6. Spain in the Heart.

Part II: Flexible and Adaptable: The New Absolutism:.

7. The Overture.

8. A Debonnaire Hercules.

9. Reaction and Retraction.

10. Public Opinion's First Successes.

11. Order, Authority, Realm.

Conclusion.

Appendix 1: Chronological Table.

Appendix 2: Statistical Tables.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Index.

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