Provincial Power and Absolute Monarchy

Provincial Power and Absolute Monarchy

The Estates General of Burgundy, 1661-1790

Book - 2003
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Julian Swann analyzes the organization, membership and powers of the Estates General of Burgundy during the classic period of absolute monarchy. Swann explores the activities of their administration and their struggles for power with rival institutions as well as their relationships with the crown and with the Burgundian people. His study reveals much about the government of Louis XIV, the history of Burgundy and the wider political history of eighteenth-century France, including the origins of the French Revolution.
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. : New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2003
ISBN: 9780521827676
Branch Call Number: JN2417.B87 S93 2003
Characteristics: xv, 460 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm

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