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

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  • Los misterios de los venenosby Pedro Palao Pons

    De Vecchi Ediciones 2012; US$ 3.88

    ¿Fueron 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 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 60.99

    Warfare dominated the long reign of Louis XIV. In this wide-ranging history, John Lynn examines the different wars for evidence of a coherent strategic policy. He explores the operational logistics of the campaigns and shows how far, for the king, warfare was a process of attrition rather than a series of decisive events. Above all, he sets these wars,... more...

  • France in the Age of Henri IVby Mark Greengrass

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.99

    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...

  • From Louis XIV to Napoleonby Professor Jeremy Black; Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    This is a scholarly yet accessible account which considers why France was not more successful and throws light on French history, international relations, warfare and the rise and fall of French power. more...

  • Henry IV and the Townsby S. Annette Finley-Croswhite

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 46.00

    A serious study of King Henry IV's relationship with the towns of France, first published in 1999. more...