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Paris City Councillors in the Sixteenth Century: The Politics of Patrimony by  Barbara B Diefendorf - First Edition, First Printing - from West of Eden Books (SKU: 10524)

Paris City Councillors in the Sixteenth Century: The Politics of Patrimony

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Paris City Councillors in the Sixteenth Century: The Politics of Patrimony

by Diefendorf, Barbara B

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Princeton NJ, Princeton University Press, 1983, hardcover, xxvi-351 pp, First Edition, First Printing, Very Good in Very Good+ dustjacket. Straight, tight and clean with no markings, light spine-end bumps, tiny nick at the heel. Dustjacket shows same light bumping, very faint discolorations near spine, in new Brodart sleeve. This book examine the governing elite of sixteenth-century Paris, a group of about ninety men who held office as councillors of the Hotel de Ville between 1535 and 1575, that included some of the most important jurists, administrators, and intellectuals of the early modern French state, and investigates the strategies employed by members of this group to promote and maintain their position in the city and in the monarchy. Illustrated with 16 statistical tables and a map of Paris (approx. 1540). Appended: Bibliography, Index.


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Paris City Councillors in the Sixteenth Century: The Politics of Patrimony
Diefendorf, Barbara B
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First Edition, First Printing
City council members; France; General; History; Paris; Political Science; Political structure & processes

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West of Eden Books is a home-based bookseller selling exclusively on-line since October 2003. We specialize in Out-Of-Print and Collectible Books with interests ranging from the Fine and Performing Arts to Science, Sports and Modern Literature. We are in daily contact with top booksellers worldwide and are happy to provide free referrals on request. Most of our listed books are first edition, first printings, carefully researched through our own reference materials and many other available sources. Most books are in Very Good to Fine condition with any flaws carefully noted. All hardcover books with dustjackets will receive a new archival quality Brodart dustjacket sleeve prior to shipping. Customer service and satisfaction is of primary importance to us at West of Eden Books. Our feedback from customers has been overwhelmingly positive. We pride ourselves in this and pledge to address any issue with any of our products or services to your satisfaction. Digital images available on request.


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