By Phil McCluskey
Absolute monarchy at the frontiers provides the occupations of Lorraine and Savoy from a comparative standpoint, and attracts at the adventure of numerous different French occupations of the interval, together with these of great and Luxembourg. It areas the occupations in the context of French frontier approach and international coverage within the 17th century, with specific connection with the French monarchy's courting to Lorraine and Savoy as frontier states. It then charts the way in which the French executive administered occupied territories, and the way this differed from the perform of 'absolutism' in the nation. It additionally offers an account of ways the French occupiers went approximately dating the pursuits of neighborhood elite teams - the nobilities, the monetary and judicial elites and the clergy - and the way a long way those efforts have been profitable. via investigating those teams this e-book offers a extra wide-ranging view of army profession within the early smooth period, contemplating social, financial and spiritual questions, than has to date been available.
This ebook will attract upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate scholars and students of the political, social and army background of early smooth France and Europe.
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Absolute Monarchy on the Frontiers: Louis XIV's military occupations of Lorraine and Savoy (Studies in Early Modern European History MUP) by Phil McCluskey