Richelieu's army : war, government, and society in France, 1624-1642 /

It is assumed widely that 'war made the state' in seventeenth-century France. Yet this study challenges the traditional interpretations of the role of the army as an instrument of the emerging absolutist state, and shows how the expansion of the French war effort contributed to weakening R...

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Main Author: Parrott, David.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York, N.Y. : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series:Cambridge studies in early modern history.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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