Modern history

Further Reading

A full bibliography, which highlights works published in English, may be located under Works, mainly in English, which provide a helpful introduction to or overview of the period include the following:

M. Antoine, Louis XV (Paris, 1989)

K. M. Baker, Inventing the French Revolution: Essays on French Political Culture in the Eighteenth Century (Cambridge, 1990)

K. M. Baker et al. (eds.), The French Revolution and the Creation of Modern Political Culture (4 vols.; Oxford, 1987–94)

D. Bell, The National and the Sacred: Religion and the Origins of Nationalism in Eighteenth-Century France (Cambridge, Mass., 2002)

J. Black, From Louis XIV to Napoleon. The Fate of a Great Power (London, 1999)

T. C. W. Blanning, The French Revolutionary Wars, 1787–1802 (London, 1996)

P. M. Campbell, Power and Politics in Old Régime France, 1720–43 (London, 1996)

R. Chartier, The Cultural Origins of the French Revolution (Durham, N.C., 1991)

A. Cobban, A History of Modern France, vol. 1. Old Regime and Revolution, 1715–99 (Harmondsworth, 1957)

J. B. Collins, The State in Early Modern France (Cambridge, 1995)

W. Doyle, The Oxford History of the French Revolution (Oxford, 1989)

W. Doyle, The Origins of the French Revolution (3rd edn; Oxford, 1999)

W. Doyle (ed.), Old Régime France (Oxford, 2001)

J. Egret, The French Pre-Revolution, 1787–8 (Chicago, 1977)

F. Furet and M. Ozouf, A Critical Dictionary of the French Revolution (London, 1989)

P. Goubert, The Ancien Régime (New York, 1970)

P. Higonnet, Goodness beyond Virtue: Jacobins during the French Revolution (Cambridge, Mass., 1998)

L. Hunt, Politics, Culture and Class in the French Revolution (Berkeley, Ca., 1984)

C. Jones, The Longman Companion to the French Revolution (London, 1989)

C. Jones, Madame de Pompadour: Images of a Mistress (London, 2002)

E. Le Roy Ladurie, The Ancien Régime. A History of France, 1610–1774 (Oxford, 1996)

M. Lyons, Napoleon Bonaparte and the Legacy of the French Revolution (London, 1994)

S. Maza, Private Lives and Public Affairs. The Causes Célèbres of Pre-Revolutionary France (Berkeley, Ca., 1993)

J. McManners, Church and Society in Eighteenth-Century France (2 vols.; Oxford, 1998)

R. Porter, The Englightenment (2nd edn; London, 1999)

D. Roche, France in the Enlightenment (Cambridge, Mass., 1996)

R. Schechter (ed.), The French Revolution: Essential Readings (Oxford, 2001)

D. Sutherland, France, 1789–1815: Revolution and Counter-Revolution (London, 1985)

J. Swann, Politics and the Parlement of Paris under Louis XV, 1754–74 (Cambridge, 1995)

T. Tackett, Religion, Revolution and Regional Culture in Eighteenth-Century France. The Ecclesiastical oath of 1790–91 (Princeton, N.J. 1986)

D. Van Kley, The Religious Origins of the French Revolution (New Haven, Conn., 1996)

J. de Viguerie, Histoire et dictionnaire du temps des Lumières, 1715–89 (Paris, 1995)

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