The Ancien Regime: A History of France 1610 - 1774

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Wiley, Jan 5, 1999 - History - 596 pages
This is a story of brilliance, order and sophistication, of supreme confidence and great achievement - that begins in uncertainty and ends in iconoclasm.

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About the author (1999)

Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie is the author of numerous books - including the immensely successful "Montaillou"and "Carnival" - and many articles. He is a researcher with a high international reputation, and the diversity of his work and range of his publications have made him one of the foremost specialists on France's monarchical period.

Mark Greengrass specializes in the history of Renaissance France. He has published on the history of the Reformation, particularly in its French context, for which he has been twice awarded the Nancy Lyman Roelker prize by the American Society for Sixteenth Century Studies. He is Professor of Early
Modern History at the University of Sheffield and is currently writing Volume V of the new Penguin History of Europe (Europe Reformed, 1517-1648).

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