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By David Parker

Class and country in Early smooth France explores the commercial, social, ideological and political foundations of French Absolutism. David Parker's hard interpretation provides French Absolutism as a remarkably winning try to look after the political and ideological buildings of the conventional order.
This reassessment runs opposite to a lot revisionist historiography, rejecting the frequent tendency to regard French Absolutism both as an tool of capitalism or political modernisation. It additionally discusses a couple of contentious matters resembling the agrarian foundations of capitalism, the connection among type and standing, in addition to the constitution and beliefs of absolutely the nation itself. it will likely be of curiosity to early smooth historians of France, Britain and Europe.

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