Close
Close

Search Results

Advanced Search

1 to 1 of 1 results

Sort by:

Filter by:

Contributors

Article Types

Authors

Subjects

23 January 1986
Cardinal Richelieu: Power and the Pursuit of Wealth 
by Joseph Bergin.
Yale, 341 pp., £20, November 1985, 0 300 03495 4
Show More
Rich and Poor in Grenoble 1600-1814 
by Kathryn Norberg.
California, 366 pp., £31.95, October 1985, 0 520 05260 9
Show More
France 1789-1815: Revolution and Counter-Revolution 
by D.M.G. Sutherland.
Collins/Fontana, 493 pp., £14.95, October 1985, 0 00 197178 6
Show More
Show More
... even caprice) which lay at the heart of so great an achievement. This book, in short, does what all history, general or particular, should do: it offers an adjustment to our view of a whole past. Dr Norberg lights up the Ancien Régime from a wholly different angle. Again, the central theme seems, at first sight, a narrow one: the relations of rich and poor in a small provincial city of France – ...

Read anywhere with the London Review of Books app, available now from the App Store for Apple devices, Google Play for Android devices and Amazon for your Kindle Fire.

Read More

Sign up to our newsletter

For highlights from the latest issue, our archive and the blog, as well as news, events and exclusive promotions.

Newsletter Preferences