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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 and Biblio.co.uk

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

by Diefendorf, Barbara B

Condition: Very Good/Very Good+


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.
  • Bookseller: West of Eden Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 10524
  • Title: Paris City Councillors in the Sixteenth Century: The Politics of Patrimony
  • Author: Diefendorf, Barbara B
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Jacket condition: Very Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition, First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Keywords: City council members; France; General; History; Paris; Political Science; Political structure & processes

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