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King of the world : the life of Louis XIV

text King of the world : the life of Louis XIV

Summary
"Philip Mansel's book is poised to become the new standard English-language biography of Louis XIV, one that takes into account the revolution in the last fifty years in knowledge about every aspect of the king's reign: the army; Catholicism; dipl... Read more
Contents
Introduction: A Thousand Years of France -- The Gift of God -- Our Good City of Paris -- The Struggle for France -- M. le Cardinal -- The Power of Queens -- Fouquet's Fall -- Making France Work -- The Pursuit of Immortality: The Louvre and Versai... Read more
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604 pages, unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, genealogical tables ; 24 cm.
Publisher
2020

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KCL 944 MANSEL in Adult Non-fiction Available

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