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Published: 19 February 2004

240 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719069802

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Louis XIV and the Parlements

The assertion of royal authority

John J. Hurt

Published by Manchester University Press

  • The first scholarly study of the political and economic relationship between Louis XIV and the parlements of France
  • Popular topic for undergraduates
  • Excellent hardback sales in its first year of publication
  • Calls into question current revisionist understanding of Louis XIV

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