The Splendid Century: Life in the France of Louis XIV.

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Doubleday, 1953 - France - 304 pages
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User Review  - dangraves - LibraryThing

The Splendid Century seemed to me wittily written. I had come to it expecting to be bored but was greatly entertained; and although my sympathies have never been with King Louis XIV, I found myself ... Read full review

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This book presents an interesting overview of France during the reign of Louis XIV, covering the period of 1638-1715. It gives a brief bio of Louis but is not solely concerned with him or the ... Read full review

Contents

THE KING
1
If THE COURT
37
THE BASE OF THE PYRAMID
62
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