Venality : the sale of offices in eighteenth-century France

In ancien regime France almost all posts of public respsonsibility had to be bought or inherited. In this book, one of the foremost historians of early modern Europe traces the evolution and development of this system

Main Author: Doyle, William
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 1996, 1996
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:In ancien regime France almost all posts of public respsonsibility had to be bought or inherited. In this book, one of the foremost historians of early modern Europe traces the evolution and development of this system
Physical Description:xvii, 343 p. ill
ISBN:9780191676598