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Louis XVI

Auteur : John Hardman
Éditeur : New Haven : Yale University Press, 1993.
Édition/format :   Livre : Biographie : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
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The reign of Louis XVI, which ended in 1793 with the guillotining of the king and his queen, Marie-Antoinette, is a dramatic and crucial part of French history. Yet there have been no scholarly studies of Louis in any language, a result of the destruction or dispersal of the king's personal papers and documents. John Hardman, who has spent many years tracking down the primary sources, now fills the gap with this  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : History
Biographies
Personne nommée : Louis, King of France; Louis, roi de France; Louis, King of France
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : John Hardman
ISBN : 0300057199 9780300057195 0300060777 9780300060775
Numéro OCLC : 25746833
Description : viii, 264 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contenu : Pt. I. Years of Hope. 1. Early Life. 2. 1774: The New King and the Old Parlement. 3. Maurepas and Turgot. 4. The Price of Victory: Necker, 1776-81. 5. The Last Years of the Ancien Regime, 1781-6. 6. Foreign Policy, 1774-87 --
Pt. II. Defeat, 1787-9. 7. The Convocation of the Assembly of Notables. 8. The Assembly of Notables. 9. The Ministry of Lomenie de Brienne, May 1787-August 1788. 10. Preparations for the Estates. 11. The Silent King and the Estates --
Pt. III. Captivity and Flight. 12. The October Days. 13. Temporizing. 14. The Flight to Varennes. 15. The Last Year of the Monarchy, 13 September 1791-10 August 1792. 16. The Prisoner of the Temple.
Responsabilité : John Hardman.

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Provides an account of Louis XVI's reign. This book divides his story into three periods: the first 12 years of Louis' reign reveals the secret workings of absolute monarchy; the second covers the  Lire la suite...

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