Louis XIV and absolutism / edited by Ragnhild Hatton. - Columbus : Ohio State University Press, 1976. - xiii, 306 p. : maps ; 23 cm.

Most of the essays are translated from French.

Includes bibliographical references.

The Singularity of Absolutism / What is Absolutism? / The Development of Monarchial Institutions and Society in France / French Kingship and Absolute Monarchy in the Seventeenth Century / The Social Origins of the Secretaries of State under Louis XIV, 1661-1715 / The Intellectual Development of Louis XIV from 1661to 1715 / Louis XIV's Courtiers / Louis XIV's and the Edict of Nantes / Royal Administration in a Frontier Province: the Intendancy of Alsace under Louis XIV / Fiscalism and Public Opinion under Louis XIV / Manufacturing Industries in Seventeenth-Century France / The French Navy under Louis XIV / The Protestant Bankers in France, from the Revocation of the Edict of Nantes to the Revolution / E.H. Kossmann -- G. Durand -- R. Mousnier -- F. Dumont -- F. Bluche -- A. Lossky -- J. Levron -- J. Orcibal -- G. Livet -- J. Meuvret -- P. Deyon -- Armel de Wismes -- J. Bouvier. [1. Absolutism and Society] -- [2. Problems of Interpretation] -- [3. Economic and Financial Matters] --

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Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715.


France--Politics and government--1643-1715.
France--Economic conditions--17th century.

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