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Paris in the Age of Absolutism An Essay

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ISBN-10: 027102531X

ISBN-13: 9780271025315

Edition: 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Orest Ranum

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List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Pennsylvania State University Press
Publication date: 11/2/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Introduction: Parisian History as Part of French History
Chronology
The Medieval Burden
A Traveler's View in 1600
An Explosive Political Climate
The Necessity of a Capital
Foundations of Modernity
Early Bourbon Absolutism
The Birth of Modern Paris
The Neighborhood Builders
The First Women Writers
Medieval Revival
A Generation of Saints
The Last Heroes
The Corporate Parisians
Urban Absolutism: The Flight from Modernity
The Frondeurs
A Generation of Tartuffes
The New Rome
Epilogue
Acknowledgments
Bibliography
Illustration Credits
Index