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The Resource The dynastic state and the army under Louis XIV : royal service and private interest, 1661-1701, Guy Rowlands

The dynastic state and the army under Louis XIV : royal service and private interest, 1661-1701, Guy Rowlands

Label
The dynastic state and the army under Louis XIV : royal service and private interest, 1661-1701
Title
The dynastic state and the army under Louis XIV
Title remainder
royal service and private interest, 1661-1701
Statement of responsibility
Guy Rowlands
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book presents a new interpretation of the development of the French army during the 'personal rule' of Louis XIV. Based on massive archival research, it examines the army not just as a military institution but also as a living political, social and economic organism
Member of
Cataloging source
COO
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Rowlands, Guy
Dewey number
355/.00944/09032
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
UA702
LC item number
.R63 2002eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in early modern history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • France
  • France
  • France
  • HISTORY
  • France
  • Military & Naval Science
  • Law, Politics & Government
  • Armies
Label
The dynastic state and the army under Louis XIV : royal service and private interest, 1661-1701, Guy Rowlands
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-387) 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
pt. 1. 'Patrimonial bureaucracy': the Le Tellier dynasty and the Ministry of War. Introduction -- The Secretary of State for War and the dynastic interest of the Le Tellier family -- The ebb and flow of Le Tellier power, 1661-1701 -- The use and abuse of servants: the Ministry of War, venality and civilian power in the army -- Financing war: the treasury of the Extraordinaire des Guerres -- Corruption and the pursuit of self-interest in the Ministry of War -- pt. 2. The foraging of the French officer corps and the standing army under Louis XIV. Introduction -- In the name of sustainability: reforming the structure of the standing army and the officer corps -- The business of a regiment -- The pressures and temptations of service -- pt. 3. The high command of the French armies. Introduction -- The commanders-in-chief and the delegation of royal authority -- The appointment of general officers -- The summits of ambition and the rewards of good service: the bienfaits du roi and the high command -- Conclusion: The preservation of the dynasty -- Appendix 1. Defining the grands -- Appendix 2. The proportion of revenue generated by the Extraordinaire des Guerres as a 'primary receiver'
Control code
191936010
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 404 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511066207
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
1 illustration, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
077380c6-bd1a-4422-8e49-7da050ed103e
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191936010
Label
The dynastic state and the army under Louis XIV : royal service and private interest, 1661-1701, Guy Rowlands
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-387) 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
pt. 1. 'Patrimonial bureaucracy': the Le Tellier dynasty and the Ministry of War. Introduction -- The Secretary of State for War and the dynastic interest of the Le Tellier family -- The ebb and flow of Le Tellier power, 1661-1701 -- The use and abuse of servants: the Ministry of War, venality and civilian power in the army -- Financing war: the treasury of the Extraordinaire des Guerres -- Corruption and the pursuit of self-interest in the Ministry of War -- pt. 2. The foraging of the French officer corps and the standing army under Louis XIV. Introduction -- In the name of sustainability: reforming the structure of the standing army and the officer corps -- The business of a regiment -- The pressures and temptations of service -- pt. 3. The high command of the French armies. Introduction -- The commanders-in-chief and the delegation of royal authority -- The appointment of general officers -- The summits of ambition and the rewards of good service: the bienfaits du roi and the high command -- Conclusion: The preservation of the dynasty -- Appendix 1. Defining the grands -- Appendix 2. The proportion of revenue generated by the Extraordinaire des Guerres as a 'primary receiver'
Control code
191936010
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 404 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511066207
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
1 illustration, maps.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
077380c6-bd1a-4422-8e49-7da050ed103e
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191936010

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