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State and society in eighteenth-century France [electronic resource] : a study of political power and social revolution in Languedoc / Stephen Miller.

By: Miller, Stephen Jacobus, 1968-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xi, 322 p.).ISBN: 9780813218434 (electronic bk.); 0813218438 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Languedoc (France) -- History -- 18th century | Languedoc (France) -- Politics and government -- 18th century | Languedoc (France) -- Social conditions | Nobility -- France -- Languedoc -- History -- 18th century | HISTORY | Staat -- Gesellschaft -- Frankreich -- Geschichte 18. Jh | Adel -- Languedoc -- Geschichte 18. Jh | Franz�osische Revolution -- Languedoc | Adel | Languedoc -- Politik -- Geschichte 18. Jh | Languedoc -- Geschichte 18. Jh | Languedoc | Adel | Languedoc | Geschichte 1700-1800 | Geschichte 1700-1800Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: State and society in eighteenth-century France.DDC classification: 944/.8034 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. Peasant economy, the Seigneurial Regime, and the State. Landowners, market opportunities, and relations of production ; Seigneurial levies and the Royal Judiciary ; The Royal Judiciary and the authority and honor of the Seigneurs -- 2. The rewards of royal service. The Royal Judiciary : the police of hierarchy and rank ; Tax farms : the provincial fountains of wealth ; The estates of Languedoc : the apex of provincial patronage -- 3. Crown and nobility in a time of financial difficulties. State finances and the royal chain of command in the 1770s and 1780s ; The Central Administration, the Estates, and the Seigneurial Regime ; Royal policy toward town government and fiscal administrations ; The locus of power : the King or the provincial nobles? -- 4. Revolutionary politics, 1788-1791. The nobility and the bourgeoisie : common projects and divergent perspectives ; The Toulousain and Albigeois after July 1789 ; N�imes, the southern Massif Central, and Montpellier after July 1789 -- 5. The revolutionary dynamic, 1789-1793. The eighteenth-century economy : growth without development ; Popular uprisings amid grain shortages and the collapse of royal authority ; Social strife over the establishment of the New Regime ; The Seigneurial Regime, peasant revolts, and counterrevolution -- 6. Radicalism, terror, and repression, 1792-1799. The challenges of political representation and democracy ; Revolutionary policies and personalities ; Thermidor ; Making sense of the Sans Culottes' year in power.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-310) and index.

1. Peasant economy, the Seigneurial Regime, and the State. Landowners, market opportunities, and relations of production ; Seigneurial levies and the Royal Judiciary ; The Royal Judiciary and the authority and honor of the Seigneurs -- 2. The rewards of royal service. The Royal Judiciary : the police of hierarchy and rank ; Tax farms : the provincial fountains of wealth ; The estates of Languedoc : the apex of provincial patronage -- 3. Crown and nobility in a time of financial difficulties. State finances and the royal chain of command in the 1770s and 1780s ; The Central Administration, the Estates, and the Seigneurial Regime ; Royal policy toward town government and fiscal administrations ; The locus of power : the King or the provincial nobles? -- 4. Revolutionary politics, 1788-1791. The nobility and the bourgeoisie : common projects and divergent perspectives ; The Toulousain and Albigeois after July 1789 ; N�imes, the southern Massif Central, and Montpellier after July 1789 -- 5. The revolutionary dynamic, 1789-1793. The eighteenth-century economy : growth without development ; Popular uprisings amid grain shortages and the collapse of royal authority ; Social strife over the establishment of the New Regime ; The Seigneurial Regime, peasant revolts, and counterrevolution -- 6. Radicalism, terror, and repression, 1792-1799. The challenges of political representation and democracy ; Revolutionary policies and personalities ; Thermidor ; Making sense of the Sans Culottes' year in power.

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