The Limits of Absolutism in Ancient Regime France: Collected Essays

The Limits of Absolutism in Ancient Regime France: Collected Essays

by Richard Bonney

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Ashgate Publishing, Limited
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Collected Studies Series
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8.82(w) x 5.91(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

The Development of the Monarchical System
IAbsolutism: what's in a name?
IIBodin and the development of the French monarchy
IIIWas there a Bourbon style of government?
Resistance to the Development of the Monarchical System: Mazarin and the Fronde
IVThe French Civil War, 1649-53
VThe English and French Civil Wars
VICardinal Mazarin and his critics: the remonstrances of 1652
VIICardinal Mazarin and the great nobility during the Fronde
VIIILa Fronde des officiers: mouvement reformiste ou rebellion corporatiste?
IXMazarin et la Fronde: la question de responsibilite
The Development of Royal Finance
XThe secret expenses of Richelieu and Mazarin, 1624-61
XIThe failure of the French revenue farms, 1600-60
XIIThe state and its revenues in ancien regime France
XIIILouis XIII, Richelieu, and the royal finances
XIV'Le secret de leurs familles': the fiscal and social limits of Louis XIV's dixieme
XVComparative fiscal systems on the eve of modernity: the French enquiry of 1763
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