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France Before the Revolution
     

France Before the Revolution

by J. H. Shennan
 

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This fully revised second edition takes account of historical work produced during the last decade. Covering the period between Louis XIV's death in 1715 and the outbreak of the French Revolution in 1789, it discusses:
* France's accomplishments in international affairs, commercial expansion, and intellectual and artistic life
* the significance of long-term

Overview

This fully revised second edition takes account of historical work produced during the last decade. Covering the period between Louis XIV's death in 1715 and the outbreak of the French Revolution in 1789, it discusses:
* France's accomplishments in international affairs, commercial expansion, and intellectual and artistic life
* the significance of long-term political, social and economic forces in causing the Revolution
* how the changing perception of government, from one of divine-right kingship towards the idea of a national enterprise, ultimately undermined the old regime.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781136161582
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/13/2013
Series:
Lancaster Pamphlets
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
60
File size:
2 MB

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Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Lancaster University

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