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The Reign of Louis XIV

essays in celebration of Andrew Lossky
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Humanities Press International , Atlantic Highlands, N.J
Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715 -- Influence, France -- Civilization -- 17th-18th cent



Other titlesReign of Louis fourteen.
Statementeditor, Paul Sonnino ; associate editors, William Roosen, John C. Rule, Charlie R. Steen.
ContributionsLossky, Andrew, 1917-, Sonnino, Paul.
LC ClassificationsDC128 .R45 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination267 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2184341M
ISBN 100391036505
LC Control Number89002184

The Reign of Louis XIV Paperback – August 1, by Paul Sonnino (Editor)Reviews: 1. 1st Edition Published on by Routledge The personal rule of Louis XIV, following on from a long period of royal minority and apprenticeship, lasted The Third Reign of Louis XIV, c - 1st Edition - Julia Prest.

W.H. Lewis wrote this famous book (dedicated to his brother C.S.) inbut it has stood the test of time very well and provides an excellent introduction to the history of France during the reign of Louis XIV. "The Splendid Century" is history in the grand manner, written in the style of Trevelyan, Runciman and Roy Porter/5(41).

In this concise, up-to-date analysis of Louis XIV and France in its great age of cultural achievement, David Sturdy penetrates beneath the well-known events, personalities and images of the reign to gain an understanding of the historical forces and realities with which Louis XIV and France had to contend.

He presents a carefully organized and lucid account of the "defining" aspects of the. John B. Wolf was, during his lifetime, one of the best American historians of the age of Louis XIV.

He worked long and hard producing this book which is magnificent on the early life of Louis XIV and his first twenty-five years as king and ruler from to However, the book begins to flag in the last thirty years of Louis XIV's by: 1.

in French history—Louis XIV. In Louis’s view, he and the state were one and the same. He reportedly boasted, “L’état, c’est moi,”meaning “I am the state.” Although Louis XIV became the strongest king of his The Reign of Louis XIV book, he was only a four-year-old boy when he began his reign.

Louis, the Boy KingWhen Louis became king in File Size: 3MB. Louis XIV, king of France (–) who ruled his country during one of its most brilliant periods and who remains the symbol of absolute monarchy of the classical age. He extended France’s eastern borders at the expense of the Habsburgs and secured the Spanish throne for his grandson.

This book balances the undeniable cultural achievements of the reign against the realities of Louis’s egotism and argues that, when viewed critically, Louis’s rule (–) personified the disadvantages of absolute monarchy, and inexorably led to social and.

On September 1,four days before his 77th birthday, Louis XIV died of gangrene at Versailles.

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His reign had lasted 72 years, longer than that of any other known European monarch, and left an indelible mark on the culture, history and destiny of France.

His 5-year-old great-grandson succeeded him as Louis XV. Louis XIV, –, king of France (–), son and successor of King Louis XIII. Early Reign After his father's death his mother, Anne of Austria, was regent for Louis, but the real power was wielded by Anne's adviser, Cardinal did not take over the government until Mazarin's death ().

Here’s the true story of France’s philandering Sun King, Louis XIV, whose seventy-two-year reign gave us, among other treasures, the magnificent Palace of Versailles. Historian Olivier Bernier serves up an objective, engaging, page-turning account of the monarch’s life and by: 2. Louis XIV was an example of a ruler with absolute power.

He was born on September 5, in Saint Germain-en-Laye, France. Louis XIV was the planned regent for the throne after his father died. The Reign of Louis XIV by Sonnino, Paul. Publication date Topics Louis XIV, King of France, -- Influence, France -- Civilization -- 17thth centuries Publisher Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press International Collection Internet Archive Books.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(4). Images of Louis XIV included hundreds of oil paintings and engravings, three-hundred-odd medals struck to commemorate the major events of the reign, sculptures, and bronzes, as well as plays, ballets (in which the king himself sometimes appeared on stage), operas, odes, sermons, official newspapers and histories, fireworks, fountains, and tapestries.

Before Versailles tells the story of a year in the early part of Louis XIV's reign. We hear a bit about the political climate but mostly it's about love affairs and loyalties in his Court. I would not recommend this book/5.

Louis XIV (Louis Dieudonné; 5 September – 1 September ), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi Soleil), was King of France from until his death in His reign of 72 years and days is the longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country in European history.

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No eBook available Boisguilbert: Economist of the Reign of Louis XIV Hazel Van Dyke Roberts Snippet view -   The essays in this volume take a close look at the way a new set of political, social, cultural and economic dispensations emerged from the mids to create a different France in the final decades of Louis XIV’s reign, even though the basic ideological, social and economic underpinnings of the country remained very largely the : Julia Prest, Guy Rowlands.

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His desire, expressed in December,to the president of the assembly of the clergy, induced that body to draw up, in at the end of his reign, Louis ordered a new inquiry into the causes and the persistence of.

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Having recently read 'Sisters', a biography of the Mitford sisters, I was attracted to this book about the court of Louis XIV by Nancy, the novelist and biographer. Although the title, 'The Sun King', suggests a study of Louis, the book is actually more of a assembly of /5.

Philip Mansel is one of Britain's leading historians of France and the Middle East. His previous books include Louis XVIII (), The Eagle in Splendour: Napoleon and his Court (), The Court of France: (), Paris Between Empires, () and Dressed to Rule: Royal and Court Costume from Louis XIV to Elizabeth II ().He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society /5(34).

Start studying Chapter 5 Section 2 honors world history: The Reign of Louis XIV. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The reign of Louis XIV has been written about by many: there were many achievements during his long reign (including the construction of Versailles, reforms of taxation and administration, and patronage of the arts).5/5(5).

French Sculptors of the 17th and 18th centuries: The Reign of Louis XIV, Volume I: A to F The WPI is the copyright holder of all books published by the Wildenstein Institute. The Wildenstein Institute partnered with international presses such as La Bibliothèque des Arts, Taschen, and Skira to produce more than 50 titles on a wide range of.