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Description - Richelieu and Mazarin by David J. Sturdy

Drawing upon recent research and past studies, David J. Sturdy presents a concise, up-to-date analysis of the private and public careers of two of the most influential ministers in seventeenth-century France. Richelieu and Mazarin: - adopts a broadly chronological approach, interspersed with passages at relevant points which compare and contrast the key achievements of the two Cardinals - examines such central themes as the internal government of France, the ministers' conduct of foreign policy, and the nature of elite and popular resistance to their policies - explores the political ideas and strategies of Richelieu and Mazarin, the relations between the ministers and the Crown, and the patronage they exercised The book concludes with a comparative assessment of the significance of the two figures for the history of France.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333754009
ISBN-10: 033375400X
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 155mm x 11mm)
Pages: 198
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 24-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David J. Sturdy

DAVID J. STURDY is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Ulster. He specializes in the political and social history of France and in the history of science. His previous publications include Louis XIV, also in the European History in Perspective series.

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