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Feudalism, venality, and revolution : provincial assemblies in late-Old Regime France

Author: Stephen Miller
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2020.
Series: Studies in early modern European history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is about the most sweeping reform in the history of the French monarchy: the creation of assemblies at all levels of administration. The resistance of lords and office holders exposed their hereditary power over commoners, who sought to throw off their subordination when the crisis of the monarchy offered the opportunity in 1789.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Miller, Stephen, 1968-
Feudalism, venality, and revolution.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2020
(OCoLC)1197747926
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Miller
ISBN: 9781526148360 1526148366 9781526148384 1526148382
OCLC Number: 1202230550
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 221 pages)
Contents: The king's entourage and public clashes over provincial assemblies --
The emergence of anti-noble politics and the provincial assembly of Berry --
Bourgeois liberalism and revolutionary politics : the provincial assembly of Lyonnais --
Poitou and the question of feudalism, from the Old Regime to revolution and counterrevolution --
Provincial assemblies and the revolutionary challenge to patrimonialism --
Village elections and the development of liberal perspectives on government.
Series Title: Studies in early modern European history.
Responsibility: Stephen Miller.

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