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'The Sun King has always been over-exposed -- a habit he started himself. Here is the student's antidote to boredom. Campbell has produced the best short guide available and a vigorous synthesis of the latest research, complete with extensive bibliography, unfamiliar documents and vital glossary. Fresh material abounds and a misconception is demolished on every page. There is no sign here of reheating old recipes.' History Reviewshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 184 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 15.24mm | 340.19g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138836176
  • 9781138836174

Table of contents

Introduction to the series. Acknowledgements. Introduction. Part One: The background. 1. Historical background. Part Two: Analysis. 2. King, court and ministers. 3. The years of reform. 4. Foreign policy. 5. Church and state. 6. The later decades. Part Three: Assessment. Part Four: Documents. Glossary. Appendix 1: Chronology of the reign. Appendix 2: Revenue and expenditure. Appendix 3: Louis XIV's family tree. Bibliography. Index.show more

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