Louis XIV's Assault on Privelege. Nicolas Desmaretz and the Tax on Wealth.
xi 317p hardback, illustrated cover, tables, index, a clean and firm copy, like new, this title was published in the series Changing Perspectives on Early Modern Europe. Buchnummer des Verkäufers PAB 178631
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Rezension: A deeply researched analysis of the dynamics of policymaking during a pivotal period in the development of the early modern French state. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF HISTORY A valuable contribution to our steadily growing knowledge of the late reign of Louis XIV and especially to our previously scant knowledge of Desmaretz and his ministry... this book has been long needed, and it is a welcome addition to the bibliography of its period and its subject. H-FRANCE McCollim... has written a fine book...the level of detail is impressive. ECONOMIC HISTORY REVIEW Minutely researched...particularly impressive is the way McCollim traces the genesis of certain policies from their origins in privately circulated memoires. In doing so, the book brings to light an obscure, but highly influential, subculture. AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW Based on an impressive array of archival sources, Louis XIV's Assault on Privilege illumines the financial crisis brought on by Louis XIV's incessant wars. The author compellingly underscores the radical nature of one of the government's expedients, the dixième tax, which undermined the very basis of the old regime: rank, family ties, and position. --Linda S. Frey, University of Montana--Marsha L. Frey, Kansas State University Rare it is to read an engaging and deeply satisfying account of the real-life trials and achievements of a finance minister (Desmaretz)! A major contribution to a little-known and poorly understood moment of the Ancien Régime. Louis XIV makes wonderful cameo appearances! --Orest Ranum, The Johns Hopkins University
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