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Author Doyle, William, 1942-
Title France and the Age of Revolution [electronic resource] : Regimes Old and New from Louis XIV to Napoleon Bonaparte.
Publication Info. London : I.B.Tauris, 2013.
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Contents Illustrations; Introduction; PART I -- FUNCTIONS FOR SALE; 1. Colbert and the Sale of Offices; 2. Voltaire and Venality: The Ambiguites of an Abuse; 3. Secular Simony: The Clergy and the Sale of Offices in Eighteenth-Century France; 4. Changing Notions of Public Corruption (c.1770-c.1850); PART II -- THE OLD ORDER DISINTEGRATES; 5. The Union with Ireland in a European Context; 6. The French Revolution: Possible because Th inkable or Thinkable because Possible?; 7. Desacralising Desacralisation; 8. The French Revolution and Monarchy; 9. The American Revolution and the European Nobility
PART III -- NAPOLEON: AN UNDEMOCRATIC REVOLUTIONARY10. The Napoleonic Nobility Revisited; 11. Napoleon, Women and the French Revolution; 12. The Political Culture of the French Empire; 13. Revolutionary Napoleon; Notes; Index
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject France -- History -- 1789-1815.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
ISBN 9780857722355 (electronic bk.)
0857722352 (electronic bk.)
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