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Coercion, conversion and counterinsurgency in Louis XIV"s France

Roy L. McCullough

Coercion, conversion and counterinsurgency in Louis XIV"s France

by Roy L. McCullough

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Published by Brill in Leiden, NL .
Written in English


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Statementby Roy L. McCullough.
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LC ClassificationsDC
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 265 p. ;
Number of Pages265
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Open LibraryOL22760320M
ISBN 109789004156616

Louis's court was responsible for a great deal of artistic accomplishment. For example, ballet was refined and formalized at his court and the first ever ballet company was formed in France during.   Louis XIV became the king of the French state, in other words, France, in at the age of five after the passing of Louis XIII and assumed the personal direction of affairs in at the age of Louis XIV reigned over the French state until A historian proclaimed that “Louis XIV carried the principle of monarchy to its utmost success and abused it to the point of excess”.

Louis XIV Comes to Power The efforts of Henry IV and Richelieu to strengthen the French monarchy paved the way for the most powerful ruler in French history—Louis XIV. In Louis’s view, he and the state were one and the same. He reportedly boasted, “L’état, c’est moi,”meaning “I .   Louis XIV ( – ) was the longest reigning and one of the most powerful monarchs in European history. Upon becoming the de facto ruler of France after the death of Cardinal Mazarin, Louis implemented a wide range of reforms to make his country financially and militarily led France in several major wars and by the middle of his reign he had established his country as the .

Some good books on this subject include Anthony James Joes' Resisting Rebellion: The History and Politics of Counterinsurgency, Ian F. Beckett's Modern Insurgencies and Counterinsurgencies: Guerrillas and their Opponents since , and the Routledge Handbook of Insurgency and all provide a number of examples of COIN operations that were successful, . He has written several articles, pamphlets, and monographs; a book on the rearmament of West Germany; and U.S. Army Counterinsurgency and Contingency Operations Doctrine, –, the companion volume to this study. He is currently working on a volume concerning U.S. Army activities in Vietnam between and


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During Louis’s reign, France was the leading European power and fought three major wars: the Franco-Dutch War, the War of the League of Augsburg, and the War of the Spanish Succession. Louis XIV, byname Louis the Great, Louis the Grand Monarch, or the Sun King, French Louis le Grand, Louis le Grand Monarque, or le Roi Soleil, (born September 5,Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France—died September 1,Versailles, France), king of France (–) who ruled his country, principally from his great palace at Versailles, during one of its most brilliant periods and who.

A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the : Patta Scott-Villiers. France Under Louis XIV. STUDY. PLAY. A French king who converted to Catholicism in hopes of repairing France and to fulfill his goals of "a chicken in every pot" Louis XIVs finance minister whose policies helped establish France as the wealthiest state in Europe.

The reign of France’s Louis XIV (), known as the Sun King, lasted for 72 years, longer than that of any other known European sovereign. In that time. Nine Years war. ajor war of the late 17th century fought between King Louis XIV of France, and a European-wide coalition, the Grand Alliance, led by the Anglo-Dutch Stadtholder-King William III, Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I, King Charles II of Spain, Victor Amadeus II of Savoy, and the major and minor princes of the Holy Roman Empire.

In the wake of the U.S. Army’s publication of its counterinsurgency field manual FMcritics and defenders vigorously debated the extent to which American military commanders looked (or should look) to the French experience in Algeria to glean insights for population-centric COIN. For all the heated discussion about the Algerian War’s.

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La Valliere’s conversion exposed Louis to the public as a philanderer and a religious hypocrite. Inhe finally allowed La Valliere to leave and become a nun at the Carmelite convent in Paris. Her odyssey from adulteress to Sister Louise de la Misericorde was hailed a moral miracle, an indictment of the immorality reigning in Versailles.

Louis XIV, the self-named 'Sun King' of seventeenth-century France, had a similar urge to expand and made France a main protagonist in several of seventeenth-century Europe's important continental.

Gender, War and the Western World Since You are here. Home. Expansion and Crisis in Louis XIVs France: Franche-Comt and Absolute Monarchy, (Changing Perspectives on Early Modern Europe) Product Description Driven by a desire for glory and renown, Louis XIV presided over Frances last great burst of territorial expansion in : Rene Canham.

Louis XIV (–), known as Louis the Great or the Sun King, was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from until his death in His reign of seventy-two years and days is the longest of any monarch of a major country in European history.

Louis XIV was born in He became king of France aged 5 on the death of his father, Louis XIII, in He died in As king of France, Louis XIV developed a formidable relationship with the most famous politician of his reign – Jules Mazarin (Giulio Mazzarini).Douglas Porch's sweeping history of counterinsurgency campaigns carried out by the three 'providential nations' of France, Britain and the United States, ranging from nineteenth-century colonial conquests to General Petraeus' 'Surge' in Iraq, challenges the contemporary mythologising of counterinsurgency as a humane way of by: France - France - The age of Louis XIV: Throughout his long reign Louis XIV (–) never lost the hold over his people he had assumed at the beginning.

He worked hard to project his authority in the splendid setting of Versailles and to depict it in his arrogant motto “Nec pluribus impar” (“None his equal”) and in his sun emblem.