Louis XIV and twenty million Frenchmen

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Pantheon Books, 1970 - Biography & Autobiography - 350 pages
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Between the scholars and the general public exists a real and ever-widening gulf. This book is an attempt to bridge that gulf. Many accepted beliefs about Louis XIV's reign, if not about the king himself, are ripe for reappraisal.

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User Review  - Chris Kalbach - Goodreads

Good overview but the translation is a little choppy and hard to understand at times. Has a Focus in the wars and skips ideologies of the time. Read full review

Review: Louis XIV and Twenty Million Frenchmen

User Review  - William Young - Goodreads

This study serves an an excellent introduction to the reign of Louis XIV. It is broad in scope and makes French research available to English readers. In this translation of a study originally ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
7
Demography
21
Economy
27
Copyright

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About the author (1970)

Goubert is Director of studies at L'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris.

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