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Published: 10 November 2011

600 Pages | 2 halftones


ISBN: 9780199291205

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The Oxford Handbook of the Ancien Régime

Edited by William Doyle

Oxford Handbooks

  • A comprehensive guide to the history and interpretation of Ancien Régime Europe, with over thirty contributions from an international team of leading scholars
  • Looks at the main features of the Ancien Régime, how they worked, how old they were, how far they stretched, and how dynamic and inert they were
  • Assesses both older and more recent areas of research
  • Provides the ideal overview of the field and the ways in which it is developing

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