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1589-1715. Henri IV, Louis XIII, Louis XIV

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  • Der französische Wortschatz der Vorklassikby Volker Mecking

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 24.90

    Les Occurrences de la Paix de Lyon, ein Text aus dem Jahre 1601, schildert die dramatischen Ereignisse im Vorfeld der Unterzeichnung des Friedensvertrages von Lyon zwischen dem Königreich Frankreich und dem Herzogtum Savoyen. René de Lucinge, Autor des Textes, Diplomat und Botschafter Savoyens, spielte bei der Aushandlung des Vertrags eine zentrale... more...

  • Los misterios de los venenosby Pedro Palao Pons

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2012; US$ 3.88

    żFueron envenenados Alejandro Magno, Cleopatra, Napoleón o Yasir Arafat? La historia de los venenos es larga y apasionante. El veneno está en nuestras creencias, religiones y mitologías. Se encuentra junto a los dioses, héroes y y seres que moran más allá de la razón. Pervive en el folclore y en las historias legendarias, y resiste el paso del tiempo.... more...

  • Louis XIVby Peter Robert Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    `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... more...

  • Louis XIVby J. H. Shennan

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 30.95

    Looks at the king and his beliefs, domestic problems, and foreign policy. more...

  • Princes, posts and partisansby G. Satterfield

    BRILL 2003; US$ 204.00

    During the Dutch War (1672-78), the French army used "petite guerre" or partisan warfare in its attempt to drive the Spanish from the southern Netherlands. This study focuses on those actions of war (such as forage raids and tax assessments) conducted by special parties or detachments from the regular army. The text also discusses how partisan warf more...

  • Henry IV of France and the Politics of Religion 1572 - 1596, Volume 1 & 2by N. M. Sutherland

    Intellect 2002; US$ 10.00

    Henry IV's conversion to catholicism in 1593 and Papal absolution in 1595 were traversed by multiple problems and difficulties. These religious events were inseparable from concurrent political, diplomatic and military issues. The subject is therefore examined both within its civil war background and the wider, European context. This treatment is original,... more...

  • Coercion, Conversion and Counterinsurgency in Louis XIV’s Franceby Roy L. McCullough

    BRILL 2007; US$ 138.00

    Demonstrates that the coercive inclination of Louis XIV and the coercive potential of the Sun King's army have been overstated. This is a study of the domestic application of armed coercion during the reign of Louis XIV. It also examines the coercive aspects of tax collection, the royal response to tax revolts, and more. more...

  • The Wars of Louis XIV 1667-1714by John A. Lynn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    Warfare dominated the long reign of the `Sun-king', Louis XIV. For forty years from 1672, France was continuously at war and had one of the largest armies seen in the West since the fall of imperial Rome. The campaigns secured little territory, but almost bankrupted the country and the consequences for the French monarchy were dramatic - contributing... more...

  • France in the Age of Henri IVby Mark Greengrass

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 83.95

    This study was the first systematic attempt to reach behind the myth of Henri IV - famous for having brought order to France after long civil war - and explores the reality of his achievement. This Second Edition has been substantially updated. more...

  • Richelieuby Hilaire Belloc; Fr. Michael Crowdy

    IHS Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    A biography of Cardinal Richelieu of France—considered by many to be the founder of modern Europe—this book does not seek to make Richelieu a figure either of irrational worship or irrational hate. Belloc impartially examines Richelieu's life and career, delves into his Catholic and family roots, and pinpoints their relevance to the development of... more...