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Author Root, Hilton L.

Title Peasants and king in Burgundy : agrarian foundations of French absolutism / Hilton L. Root
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1987]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 277 pages)
Series California series on social choice and political economy ; 9
California series on social choice and political economy ; 9
Contents Introduction: The State, the Peasantry, and the Revolution -- Louis XIV Builds a Peasant Kingdom -- A Bureaucratic State in the Making -- Village Assemblies and the General Will -- The Politics of Agriculture -- Challenging the Seigneurie: Community and Contention on the Eve of the Revolution -- The Limits of Reform -- Financing the French Revolution
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-259) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Land tenure -- France -- Burgundy -- History.
Peasants -- France -- Burgundy -- History.
France -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0520057201 (alk. paper)
0520913345 (electronic bk.)
0585181616 (electronic bk.)
9780520057203 (alk. paper)
9780520913349 (electronic bk.)
9780585181615 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)