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HIS 455: Louis XIV and Absolutism: Primary Sources

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The memoirs of the Duke of Saint-Simon on the reign of Louis XIV, and the regency

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Emotions in Europe - Explorations 1603-1714

This volumeof primary sources focuses on the history of emotions in Europe and its empires between 1602 and 1714. The study examines the subjects of the self, family and community, religion, politics and law, science and philosophy, and art and culture. Sources include letters, diaries, legal papers, institutional records, newspapers, science and philosophical writings, literature and art from a diversity of voices and perspectives. Accompanied by extensive editorial commentary, this collection will be of great interest to students of history and literature.

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