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Sun king

the ascendancy of French culture during the reign of Louis XIV

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Published by Folger Shakespeare Library, Associated University Presses in Washington, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715 -- Influence -- Congresses.,
    • Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715 -- Art patronage -- Congresses.,
    • Science and state -- France -- History -- 17th century -- Congresses.,
    • Arts, French -- Congresses.,
    • France -- Civilization -- 17th century -- Congresses.,
    • France -- Civilization -- 18th century -- Congresses.,
    • France -- Court and courtiers -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by David Lee Rubin.
      ContributionsRubin, David Lee., Folger Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC128 .S86 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination242 p. :
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1890202M
      ISBN 100918016940
      LC Control Number90055041

      Louis XIV, France's Sun King, had the longest reign in European history (). During this time he brought absolute monarchy to its height, established a glittering court at Versailles, and fought most of the other European countries in four wars. The early part of his reign (), while Louis was young, was dominated by the chief.   Some brief overview of this book The Sun King is a dazzling double portrait of Louis XIV and Versailles, recreating the daily life of the King, his court, and his ministers during France’s golden age%().

      The Washington Sun and Tribune, is, like the Post, a serious, family-owned business. David Cantor, the novel's cynical narrator, is the editor of Reveal, a debt-ridden society magazine at the.   The Sun King. By. Gaston Derreaux. 4 (1 Review) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. The people of Par'si'ya forgot their God, and worshipped only murder, and sin. But then the virgin Too 4/5(1).

      Among the potted orange trees of Versailles, the incredible abundance of architectural invention, the glowing richness of the decorative arts originating in the reign of Louis XIV of France, Miss Mitford has discovered a turbulence of personalities — warring to playful mistresses; competent to anxious ministers; a variegated royal family; a likeable gardener; a core of career courtiers Phone: ()   Book Review: THE SUN KING´S VESSELS / THE SHIPS OF THE SUN KING french original title: VAISSEAUX DU ROI SOLEIL by J.C. Lemineur translated by Francois Fougerat available in the original french edition, or in english or italian language - .


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