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Title Social relations, politics, and power in early modern France : Robert Descimon and the historian's craft / edited by Barbara B. Diefendorf
Published Kirksville, Missouri : Truman State University Press, [2016]


Description 1 online resource
Series Early modern studies series ; 19
Early modern studies series ; 19.
Contents Introduction: Robert Descimon and the historian's craft / Barbara B. Diefendorf -- Robert Descimon, the Annales tradition, and the social history of the ruling classes / Jonathan Dewald -- Social history and the law in Old Regime France / Michael P. Breen -- Local officials and torture in seventeenth-century Bordeaux / Sara Beam -- Urban elites and politics in sixteenth-century Dijon / Mack P. Holt -- The notary as rural power broker : Maître Coujard and Pierre Collenot, Syndic of Allighy / James B. Collins -- Reading municipal lists, interpreting civic practice from the insights of Robert Descimon to seventeenth-century Bourges / Hilary Bernstein -- Qui étaient les députés? : an unknown group of Protestant leaders on the eve of the First War of Religion / Philip J. Benedict -- Civic engagement and public assistance in early modern Paris / Barbara B. Diefendorf -- Unfinished business : an edition of the "Manuscript History of the League" / Robert A. Schneider -- Intellectual trajectories and relations of a French historian / Robert Descimon -- Bibliography of the works of Robert Descimon -- Glossary
Summary "This collection of essays focuses on the nexus of social relations, politics, and power in France as it moved from the age of religious wars into the age of absolutism. Using a wide variety of historical approaches and methods, these essays offer new insights into the evolving role of early modern elites and the social, familial, and cultural influences that shaped their values and priorities"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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SUBJECT Descimon, Robert -- Influence
Descimon, Robert -- Influence
Descimon, Robert. fast (OCoLC)fst02041608
Subject Elite (Social sciences) -- France -- Historiography
Power (Social sciences) -- France -- Historiography
Political culture -- France -- Historiography
Social change -- France -- Historiography
Historians -- France -- Biography
HISTORY -- Europe -- France.
Social history -- Historiography.
Social change -- Historiography.
Politics and government -- Historiography.
Political culture -- Historiography.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Historiographie -- Actes de congres.
Historiens français -- Actes de congres.
Pouvoir (sciences sociales) -- France -- 17e siecle -- Actes de congres.
Pouvoir (sciences sociales) -- France -- 16e siecle -- Actes de congres.
Relations humaines -- France -- 17e siecle -- Actes de congres.
Relations humaines -- France -- 16e siecle -- Actes de congres.
16e siecle-17e siecle.
Ancien regime (France ; 16e siecle-18e siecle)
Culture politique.
Ordres (structure sociale)
Élite (sciences sociales)
SUBJECT France -- History -- 16th century -- Historiography
France -- History -- 17th century -- Historiography
France -- Social conditions -- Historiography
France -- Politics and government -- Historiography
Subject France.
France -- Conditions sociales -- 16e siecle -- Actes de congres.
France -- Conditions sociales -- 17e siecle -- Actes de congres.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Actes de congrès.
[Melanges et hommages]
Form Electronic book
Author Diefendorf, Barbara B., 1946- editor.
Descimon, Robert, honouree
LC no. 2016029104
ISBN 9781612481647