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stage in the development of the French "intendants"

David Buisseret

stage in the development of the French "intendants"

the reign of Henry IV.

by David Buisseret

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) He was a French clergyman, noble, and statesman. He became a clergy man in and then entered politics, becoming a secretary of state in He looked for to combine royal power and crush domestic factions.

He transformed France into a strong centralized state and ensured French authority in the 30 Years War. The first written records for the history of France appeared in the Iron is now France made up the bulk of the region known to the Romans as writers noted the presence of three main ethno-linguistic groups in the area: the Gauls, the Aquitani, and the Gauls, the largest and best attested group, were Celtic people speaking what is known as the Gaulish language.

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PREFACE. The book I now publish is not a history of the Revolution. That history has been too brilliantly written for me to think of writing it afresh. This is a mere essay on the Revolution.

The French made, inthe greatest effort that has ever been made by any people to sever their history into two parts, so to speak, and to tear open a gulf between their past and their future.

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The French bourgeoisie was at a primitive stage in its development as a class that was distinctly capitalist in the sense of possessing wealth accrued from the exploitation of a class of wage labourers.

But the overall direction of its activity was to establish that relationship on an ever broader scale. Intendants: Created by Napoleon-kept watch over their own area of France -allowed Napoleon not to have to worry about petty problems. Levée en Masse: Law that obligated all French men between certain ages to enlist in the army.

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Richard Bonney, who died in Leicester at the age of seventy on 4 Augustwas both a founding father and a key early presence in the Society for the Study of French History. It was following his initiative that UK historians of the francophone world came together (for the first time ever) at the initial meeting which inaugurated the Society Author: Mark Greengrass.

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John Lynn's Giant of the Grand Siecle is a giant of a book, not only in length but also in substance. The author is an unreconstructed, perhaps I should say, "undeconstructed," institutional historian, with a chip on his shoulder about the bad rap which military history has received at the hands of the politically correct.

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The historical evolution of French intendants is traced and actions by intendants and the French crown during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries are analysed to determine the extent to Author: Samuel Clark. DROIT A.%NISTRLATF (z) I) proved to him that his ideas of French adminis-trative law were obsolete and in his later editions he made a few modifications; but nothing less than the rewriting of at least one half of his book would have enabled him to make the distinction clear.".

The decision to empower and deploy additional numbers of intendants was part of a broader move toward greater bureaucratic control over every aspect of the French war effort, from taxation to infrastructure development The intendants were entrusted with a broad set of responsibilities that ranged from investigating corruption and dispensing.

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