Sunspots and the Sun King

Sunspots and the Sun King : Sovereignty and Mediation in Seventeenth-Century France

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  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 160 x 228 x 30mm | 639.58g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 0252030567
  • 9780252030567

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"Sunspots and the Sun King is an excellent piece demonstrating thorough research and a novel engagement with primary sources that produces a provocative and appealing analysis of the crisis of mediation and sovereignty in the development of French absolutism under Louis XIV."--Sixteenth Century Journal "McClure . . . presents a tightly constructed, sophisticated argument about perceptions of French sovereignty in the 17th century. . . . Recommended."--Choice "How few truly interdisciplinary works we have, such as this one, that help bridge political and cultural parallels in history."--Renaissance Quarterlyshow more

About Ellen McClure

Ellen McClure is an associate professor of French at the University of Illinois at more

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