Louis XIV and twenty million Frenchmen.

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Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715, France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643

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StatementTranslated from the French by Anne Carter.
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LC ClassificationsDC129 .G613
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Pagination350 p.
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About Louis XIV and Twenty Million Frenchmen. Louis XIV is one of history’s most notorious rulers. Ruling for three quarters of a century, the King of France had the longest reign in European history, and the effects of his rule would create the conditions that would lead to the French Revolution.

Louis XIV and twenty million Frenchmen. New York, Pantheon Books [] (OCoLC) Online version: Goubert, Pierre. Louis XIV and twenty million Frenchmen. New York, Pantheon Books [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Louis, King of France; Louis, roi de France; Louis, King of France; Louis, King of France.

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Find more information about: ISBN:. In Louis XIV and Twenty Million Frenchmen, historian Pierre Goubert gives us a unique interpretation of the era of Louis XIV. Shunning the traditional “glitter of Versailles” interpretation of the era, Goubert renders a depiction of the reign of France’s “glorious” king in.

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Louis XIV and Twenty Million Frenchmen Louis XIV is one of history’s most notorious rulers. Ruling for three quarters of a century, the King of France had the longest reign in European history, and the effects of his rule would create the conditions that would lead.

Professor Goubert's book is, as its title indicates, the story not only of the Roi Soleil, but also of France under the rule, and in the hands, of that monarch. It therefore devotes considerable space to the social and economic life of the kingdom, as well as to the events which reflected first France's apotheosis, and then her decline, in the almost three-quarters of a century that Louis reigned.

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The warring monarchies of early modern Europe are not my specialty, compared to my European-historian peers, so I read Pierre Goubert’s Louis XIV and Twenty Million Frenchmen (; English version ) at a mild disadvantage.

Still, I found that I rarely needed to peruse Wikipedia for extra context, as Goubert writes with a non-specialist audience. Louis XIV and his relationship with Parlements Have to use the following 3 books ONLY: Richelieu and Olivares by J.H. Elliott Louis XIV and Twenty Million Frenchmen by Pierre Goubert Need a paper that ties the three books together, I should have a more specific topic in the next week I can send as soon as I get it.

This monograph is constructed around some elevated ‘historiographical deficiencies’ of the reign of Louis XIV. With ‘few exceptions’ it ‘remains barren of any d.

A brisk overview of French history by the author of Louis XIV and Twenty Million Frenchmen () and The Ancien RÉgime (). Documentary and narrative rather than theoretical and polemic, this quasi-novelistic epic encompasses a thousand years, from the first Capetians inand highlights successive revolts at home from toand political and military dramas abroad ranging.

"Louis XIV." Louis XIV at "Music and politics in the court of Louis XIV" Full text of marriage contract (), France National Archives transcription (Frinanses) "Le siècle de Louis XIV" by Voltaire, The Story of Civilization VIII: The Age of Louis XIV online ebook by historians Will Durant and Ariel Durant.

"Louis XIV King of France and Navarre ". Louis XIV et vingt millions de Français () in English Louis XIV and twenty million Frenchmen () Cent mille provinciaux au XVIIe siècle () Louis XIV: le roi, le royaume: dossier () L'ancien régime 1.

La société () in English The ancien régime. French society, () L'avènement du Roi-Soleil (). As I finished reading, I was reminded of Thomas Carlyle’s () words: “No great man lives in vain. The history of the world is but the biography of great men.” Of course, this view of history is not cent per cent right.

One is reminded of Pierre Goubert’s Louis XIV and 20 Million Frenchmen that gives a polar opposite point of. Louis XIV (Louis Dieudonné; 5 September – 1 September ), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi Soleil), was King of France from 14 May until his death in His reign of 72 years and days is the longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country in European history.

Louis XIV's France was emblematic of the age of absolutism in Europe. Louis XIV And Twenty Million Frenchmen. N.Y.: Pantheon Books, This source was not particularly useful because it did not seem to really describe Madame de Maintenon or her influences and actions.

This book contained mostly information about King Louis XIV. This book was not organized very well and thus created confusion during the reading.The study will compare and contrast two books on the subject, Pierre Goubert's Louis XIV and Twenty Million Frenchmen and Ragnhild Hatton's Europe in the Age of Louis XIV.

In general, the study will argue that Louis XIV was an absolute monarch only in the limited sense of the word, and that Goubert's book gives a more absolutist portrait of the.Books on Louis XIV - The Sun King, the French Court and Versailles from Brough's Books.

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