Rapport, M. (2008) France. In: Wilson, P.H. (ed.) A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Europe. Series: Blackwell companions to European history. Blackwell: Malden, MA, USA, pp. 338-353. ISBN 9781405139472

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This article surveys French politics and society from Louis XIV to the French Revolution. In deals with historical interpretations, the structures of absolutism, France's foreign policy commitments, political and religious developments (especially Jansenism), finance, the rise of public opinion and the collapse of the absolute monarchy.

Item Type:Book Sections
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Rapport, Dr Michael
Authors: Rapport, M.
Subjects:D History General and Old World > DC France
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > History
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