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The French Revolution of 1789 brought about the fall of the Bourbon monarchy and resulted in the execution of Louis XVI and his wife, Marie-Antoinette. In exile under Napoleon, the Bourbons returned to power for fifteen years after 1815 but never fully re-established their authority. This book tells their story.
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'concise and elegantly written ... As a leading expert on the early modern state, Shennan is well-qualified to tease out strands of legal, patriomonial and religious thinking.' --The Historian, Fall 2088About the Author:
J.H. Shennan is Emeritus Professor of History at Lancaster University. He is a leading authority of the history of ancien regime France and the author of Government and Society in France, 1461-1661, The Parlement of Paris and Philippe, Duke of Orleans, Regent of France.
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Book Description Bloomsbury Academic, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111847252001