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Bread, Politics and Political Economy in the Reign of Louis XV: Second Edition (Anthem World History)by Steven L. Kaplan
Synopses & Reviews
A revised edition of Kaplan’s landmark historiographical text on eighteenth-century French political economy, featuring a significant new introduction by the author.
About the Author
Steven L. Kaplan is the Goldwin Smith Professor of European History at Cornell University and Visiting Professor of Modern History at the University of Versailles, Saint-Quentin.
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations; Preface to the Second Edition; Acknowledgements; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter I. The Police of Provisioning; Chapter II. The Regulations and the Regulators; Chapter III. The Origins of Liberty; Chapter IV. The Response to Liberalization: Theory and Practice; Chapter V. Forcing Grain to be Free: The Government Holds the Line; Chapter VI. The Reforms and the Grain Trade; Chapter VII. Paris; Chapter VIII. The Royal Trump; Chapter IX. The Government, the Parlements, and the Battle over Liberty: I; Chapter X. The Government, the Parlements, and the Battle over Liberty: II; Chapter XI. From Political Economy to Police: The Return to Apprehensive Paternalism; Chapter XII. Policing the General Subsistence, 1771–1774; Chapter XIII. The King’s Grain and the Retreat from Liberalization; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
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