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Published: 03 May 2001

294 Pages | 7 maps


ISBN: 9780198731290

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Old Regime France 1648-1788

Edited by William Doyle

Short Oxford History of France

  • Fully integrated history of France from 1648-1788 with introduction and conclusion drawing together central issues
  • Thematic chapters written by William Doyle and an international team of leading historians provide comprehensive and up-to-date coverage
  • Explores politics and public life to explain what happened and when
  • Structural analysis of economy, society, religion and culture
  • Separate chapter on France overseas sets France in a world context
  • Includes further reading, maps, and chronology