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The culture of merit

nobility, royal service, and the making of absolute monarchy in France, 1600-1789

by Smith, Jay M.

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715 -- Influence.,
    • France. Armée -- History.,
    • Monarchy -- France -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
    • France -- Civilization -- 17th century.,
    • France -- Civilization -- 18th century.,
    • France -- Kings and rulers -- Conduct of life.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-297) and index.

      StatementJay M. Smith.
      SeriesStudies in medieval and early modern civilization
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC33.4 .S55 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 305 p. ;
      Number of Pages305
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL973101M
      ISBN 100472096389
      LC Control Number96009992


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Published by University Of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor (). Book Reviews The Culture of Merit: Nobility, Royal Service, and the Making of Absolute Monarchy in France, – By Jay M. Smith. Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization. Edited by, Marvin B. Becker. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, Pp.

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