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              Cardinal Richelieu: Power and the Pursuit of Wealth
               

              Cardinal Richelieu: Power and the Pursuit of Wealth (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Bergin, Joseph

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              Cardinal Richelieu (1585-1642) did more than anyone else to lay the foundations of French hegemony in Europe and of absolute monarchy in his own country. He was a spokesman for power politics, the idea of raison d'etat, and the right of rulers to the unquestioning obedience of th...eir subjects. He was, in addition, one of the richest men in the entire history of France. Joseph Bergin's study of his wealth-the first full-scale analysis of the fortune of a leading political figure of the ancien regime-reveals the multiple connections that existed at that time between the tenure of political office and the accumulation of individual and family wealth. Bergin's study of Richelieu's fortune achieves the unexpected feat of adding substantially to our knowledge of one of the most important figures in French history, largely through the exploitation of a group of hitherto unused documents...Well-constructed and elegantly written...The book's great virtue is ...that it places Richelieu within the social and economic context of his time. -Times Literary Supplement Here is a vivid and fascinating guide to the financial basis of high society in Louis XIII's France, and a precise account of how Richelieu gained and maintained his position in government...A meticulous and scholarly examination of the fortune accumulated by one man, it sheds much light on the more general topic of the nature and means of noble wealth and influence in the early seventeenth century. -Roger Mettam, History Today A brilliant, fascinating, and elegantly written book. -American Historical Review
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              ISBN 9780300048605
              Released NZ 15 Mar 1990
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Politics of Religion in Early Modern France

              The Politics of Religion in Early Modern France (Hardback)

              By Bergin, Joseph

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              Reveals the interaction of politics and religion in France during the crucial years of the long seventeenth century. The author begins with the Wars of Religion, which proved to be longer and more violent in France than elsewhere in Europe and left a legacy of unresolved tensions... between church and state with serious repercussions for each.
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              ISBN 9780300207699
              Released NZ 15 Oct 2014
              Publisher Yale University Press
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              Crown, Church and Episcopate Under Louis XIV

              Crown, Church and Episcopate Under Louis XIV (Hardback, New title)

              By Bergin, Joseph

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              This monographic study is an elegant and eloquent account of the power, character and mentalite of the French church under Louis XIV and of its relationship to the crown and other elite institutions, and to its critics and other congregations.

              ISBN 9780300103564
              Released NZ 15 Jul 2004
              Publisher Yale University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Richelieu and his Age
               

              Richelieu and his Age (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              Edited by Bergin, Joseph; Brockliss, Laurence

              • RRP: $278.00
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              Presents studies of Cardinal Richelieu's career as chief minister to Louis XIII of France, rejecting the traditional picture of Richelieu as the single-handed creator of the French absolute state, and instead painting a portrait of a statesman politically astute but none the less... devout.
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              ISBN 9780198202318
              Released NZ 15 Oct 1992
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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              The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre: The Mysteries of a Crime of State
               

              The Saint Bartholomew's Day Massacre: The Mysteries of a Crime of State (Paperback)

              By Jouanna, Arlette; Translated by Bergin, Joseph; Other Mortimer, Rebecca

              • RRP: $67.99
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              A new English translation. Looks at the most notorious massacre in early modern European history and rejects most of the established accounts, especially those privileging conspiracy. Based on extensive research and a careful examination of existing interpretations, this is the m...ost authoritative analysis of a shattering event.
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              ISBN 9780719097553
              Released NZ 15 May 2015
              Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              The Seventeenth Century: Europe 1598-1715
               

              The Seventeenth Century: Europe 1598-1715 (Hardback)

              Edited by Bergin, Joseph

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              The 17th century, heavy with significance for the future of Europe, is explored by Professor Bergin and six authors as they address in turn, economy; society; politics; war and international relations; science, thought and culture ( The Age of Curiosity ); and Europe's role in th...e wider world.
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              ISBN 9780198731689
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2001
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Short Oxford History of Europe
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              The Seventeenth Century: Europe 1598-1715
               

              The Seventeenth Century: Europe 1598-1715 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Bergin, Joseph

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              Lying between the two great peaks of European history, the Reformation and Enlightenment, the 17th century can appear not to have a popular identity itself. The contributors to this work, however, show the heavy significance of 17th-century events, addressing society, politics an...d culture.
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              ISBN 9780198731672
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2001
              Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Short Oxford History of Europe
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              A History of France
                

              A History of France (Hardback)

              By Bergin, Joseph

              • RRP: $315.99
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              Few modern countries can boast of such a lengthy history as France, a staple of European maps for the last millennium. This engaging narrative analyses French political, social and cultural history since 987, in a single volume. Through revolution, war and peace, it explores how ...the Frankland of 1000AD has grown into the France we know today.
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              ISBN 9781137339058
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2015
              Publisher Macmillan Education
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Macmillan Essential Histories
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              A History of France
                

              A History of France (Paperback)

              By Bergin, Joseph

              • RRP: $105.50
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              Few modern countries can boast of such a lengthy history as France, a staple of European maps for the last millennium. This engaging narrative analyses French political, social and cultural history since 987, in a single volume. Through revolution, war and peace, it explores how ...the Frankland of 1000AD has grown into the France we know today.
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              ISBN 9781137339041
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2015
              Publisher Macmillan Education
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Macmillan Essential Histories
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              Power and Reputation at the Court of Louis XIII: The Career of Charles D'Albert, Duc De Luynes (1578-1621)
               

              Power and Reputation at the Court of Louis XIII: The Career of Charles D'Albert, Duc De Luynes (1578-1621) (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kettering, Sharon; Series edited by Bergin, Joseph; Roberts, Penny; Naphy, Bill; Other Mortimer, Rebecca

              • RRP: $52.99
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              A study of the impact of power politics on the historical reputation of Charles D'Albert, duc de Luynes, a royal favourite at the court of Louis XIII in early seventeenth-century France

              ISBN 9780719089985
              Released NZ 15 Aug 2013
              Publisher Manchester University Press
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Studies in Early Modern European History
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