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The Resource Officers, nobles and revolutionaries : essays on eighteenth-century France, William Doyle

Officers, nobles and revolutionaries : essays on eighteenth-century France, William Doyle

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Officers, nobles and revolutionaries : essays on eighteenth-century France
Title
Officers, nobles and revolutionaries
Title remainder
essays on eighteenth-century France
Statement of responsibility
William Doyle
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Over the last forty years a once-dominant interpretation of the French revolution has fallen to pieces. Elaborated by generations of distinguished left-wing French historians, this classic version was gradually undermined by the piecemeal criticisms of English-speaking scholars. Many of their doubts, and the controversies which they provoked, appeared in articles scattered over a wide range of learned journals and conference proceedings. This collection brings together the more important contributions of one of the leading British participants in these debates. Some of the essays explore the motivations and achievements of the old monarchy's aristocratic opponents. Others probe the development of venality of offices, one of the old regime's most distinctive institutions. A wide range of revolutionary reforms, their motivations and results, are also examined, and some of the achievements of a generation of revisionism in this field are reviewed. The introduction sets them in the context of the debates to which they contributed, and demonstrates their continued relevance to our understanding of eighteenth-century France
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digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doyle, William
Dewey number
944.04
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DC138
LC item number
.D69 1995eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • France
  • Sale of public office
  • Social classes
  • Revolution (France : 1789-1799)
  • HISTORY
  • Sale of public office
  • Social classes
  • War
  • France
  • Aufsatzsammlung
  • Französische Revolution
  • Ämterkauf
  • Frankreich
  • Ancien Régime
  • Franse Revolutie
  • Bureaucratie
  • Adel
  • Officieren
  • Parlements
  • Noblesse
  • Vénalité des offices
  • Vénalité des offices
  • France
  • France
Label
Officers, nobles and revolutionaries : essays on eighteenth-century France, William Doyle
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Illustrations; Abbreviations; 1 The Parlements of France and the Breakdown of the Old Regime; 2 Was there an Aristocratic Reaction in Pre-Revolutionary France?; 3 The Price of Ennobling Offices in Eighteenth-Century Bordeaux; 4 Venality and Society in Eighteenth-Century Bordeaux; 5 The Price of Offices in Pre-Revolutionary France; 6 4 August 1789: The Intellectual Background to the Abolition of Venality of Offices; 7 Reforming the Criminal Law at the End of the Old Regime: The Example of President Dupaty
  • 8 The Principles of the French Revolution9 Reflections on the Classic Interpretation of the French Revolution; 10 The Political Thought of Mounier; 11 Revolution and Counter-Revolution in France; 12 Thomas Paine and the Girondins; 13 Avoiding Revolution in the Revolutionary Age; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
741690762
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 238 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441108524
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
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9781441108524
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not applicable
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unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741690762
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Officers, nobles and revolutionaries : essays on eighteenth-century France, William Doyle
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Illustrations; Abbreviations; 1 The Parlements of France and the Breakdown of the Old Regime; 2 Was there an Aristocratic Reaction in Pre-Revolutionary France?; 3 The Price of Ennobling Offices in Eighteenth-Century Bordeaux; 4 Venality and Society in Eighteenth-Century Bordeaux; 5 The Price of Offices in Pre-Revolutionary France; 6 4 August 1789: The Intellectual Background to the Abolition of Venality of Offices; 7 Reforming the Criminal Law at the End of the Old Regime: The Example of President Dupaty
  • 8 The Principles of the French Revolution9 Reflections on the Classic Interpretation of the French Revolution; 10 The Political Thought of Mounier; 11 Revolution and Counter-Revolution in France; 12 Thomas Paine and the Girondins; 13 Avoiding Revolution in the Revolutionary Age; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Control code
741690762
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 238 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441108524
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9781441108524
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741690762
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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