The Crisis of the Absolute Monarchy

From the Old Regime to the French Revolution
Author(s): 
Swann, Julian
Author(s): 
Félix, Joël
ISBN: 
9780197265383
Date published: 
February 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£70.00

This book brings together an international team of scholars from Britain, France and North America to examine the causes of the breakdown of the absolute monarchy in eighteenth-century France and offers a new interpretation of the origins of the Revolution of 1789.