Louis XIV And Absolutism: A Brief Study With Documents (Bedford Cultural Editions Series)

Brand: Bedford/St. Martin's
SKU: DADAX031213309X
ISBN : 9780312133092
Price:
$20.47

Domestic Shipping:$3.99
Qty: - +
   - OR -   

Louis XIV and Absolutism: A Brief Study with Documents (Bedford Cultural Editions Series)

This unique collection of documents with commentary explores the meaning of absolute monarchy by examining how Louis XIV of France became one of Europe’s most famous and successful rulers. In the introduction, William Beik succinctly integrates the theoretical and practical nature of absolutism and its implications for the development of European states and society. The documents, newly translated and carefully selected for their readability, examine the problems of the Fronde, Colbert’s grasp of the economic and fiscal dimensions of the kingdom, the taming of the rural nobility, the interaction of royal ministers and provincial authorities, the repression of Jansenists and Protestants, popular rebellions, and royal image-making. Explanatory notes, a chronology, a map, a geneaology chart, and 9 striking images further strengthen this volume’s usefulness in the undergraduate classroom.

Specifications of Louis XIV and Absolutism: A Brief Study with Documents (Bedford Cultural Editions Series)

GENERAL
AuthorWilliam Beik
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
EditionaFirst Edition First Printing.
ISBN-10031213309X
ISBN-139780312133092
PublisherBedford/St. Martin's
Number Of Pages247
Publication Date2000-01-20
DIMENSIONS
Height8.21 inch.
Length5.51 inch.
Width0.46 inch.
Weight0.66 pounds.

Write a review


Your Name:


Your Email:


Your Review:

Note: HTML is not translated!

Rating: Bad           Good

Enter the code in the box below: