Richelieu - Profiles In Power (Paperback)R. J. Knecht (author)
Paperback 270 Pages / Published: 17/08/2000
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This concise and up-to-date assessment of Richelieu's career provides an enthralling introduction to the character and exercise of his power. Richelieu governed France for 18 years until his death and until the mid-20th century was viewed by Anglo-Saxon historians as cold, clever and ruthless. Recent interpretations have been more favourable and in this incisive study R. J. Knecht uses recent research to reassess Richelieu's career and achievements.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 270
Weight: 763 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 12 mm
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