WEEK 14 TERMS--EM Power

WEEK 14 TERMS--EM Power - EUH 2001 Terms and Outline WEEK...

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EUH 2001 Terms and Outline WEEK 14:: “The proper office of a king”: Early Modern Power I. Context A. Crisis Æ Search for order B. Two forms of state-building in 17 th century 1. Absolutism / Absolute monarchy 2. Limited monarchy / Constitutional monarchy II. Absolutism A. What is absolutism? 1. Theory Jacques Bossuet, Politics Drawn from the Very Words of Holy Scripture 2. Reality – authority versus power B. Peter the Great (1689-1725) of Russia Ottoman Empire K. Louis XIV of France C. Pre-Louis XIV France Louis XIII Cardinal Richelieu (died 1642) Huguenots, La Rochelle, Peace of Alais Nobility Administration and Finance, intendants, taille Foreign policy D. Age of Louis XIV 1. Path to Absolutism Anne of Austria, Cardinal Mazarin (died 1661) Fronde Parlement of Paris First Fronde, nobles of the robe Second Fronde, nobles of the sword 2. The Sun King rises Versailles Voltaire, Age of Louis XIV Administration: Sun King, royal court Religion: “one king, one law, one faith”, Edict of Fontainebleau
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course EUH 2001 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '10 term at Santa Fe College.

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