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Harvard Historical Studies 130

France in the Enlightenment

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ISBN 9780674001992

Publication Date: 04/10/2000


736 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Introduction
  • I. Times, Spaces, Powers
    • 1. Knowing France
    • 2. Mastery of Space
    • 3. Time and History
    • 4. Peasant France and Merchant France
    • 5. The Kingdom of Exchange: The Culture of Privilege and the Culture of Commerce
    • 6. The City, Crucible of Change
    • 7. The Regulated Kingdom: Paris and the Provinces
  • II. Powers and Conflicts
    • 8. The King and His Subjects
    • 9. The King and the People
    • 10. The End of Rebellion
    • 11. God, the King, and the Churches
    • 12. Elites and Nobilities
    • 13. Public Space
    • 14. Crises in State and Society
  • III. Enlightenment and Society
    • 15. Life Triumphant
    • 16. The Liberties of Individuals
    • 17. Consumption and Appearance
    • 18. Desacralization, Secularization, Illuminism
    • 19. Materializing the Intelligence, Abstracting Things
    • 20. Paris, Capital of the Enlightenment
  • Notes
  • Index

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