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Author Rule, John C.,
Title A world of paper : Louis XIV, Colbert de Torcy, and the rise of the information state / John C. Rule and Ben S. Trotter.
Imprint Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2014.

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Author Rule, John C.,
Series ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Subject Torcy, Jean-Baptiste Colbert, marquis de, 1665-1746.
Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715.
France. Ministere des affaires etrangeres -- Management -- History.
France. Ministere des affaires etrangeres -- Officials and employees -- History.
France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715.
Bureaucracy -- France -- History -- 17th century.
Bureaucracy -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Government information -- France -- Management -- History -- 17th century.
Government information -- France -- Management -- History -- 18th century.
France -- Foreign relations administration -- History.
Alt Name Trotter, Ben S., 1949-
Add Title Louis XIV, Colbert de Torcy, and the rise of the information state
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- 1 Louis XIV, Roi-Bureaucrate -- 2 Torcy's Preparation for and Rise to Power -- 3 Mentorship and Testing -- 4 The Department of Secretary of State Torcy -- 5 The Department's Structures and Personnel -- 6 The Triumph of the Commis -- 7 Finances and Rewards -- 8 Preserving, Deploying, and Controlling Information -- 9 Ambassadors in Paris and Abroad 354 Information and the Formulation of Foreign Policy -- 10 Conclusion -- 11 Domestic Administration.
Summary Historians and social scientists have long identified bureaucracy as the modern state's foundation and the reign of France's Louis XIV as a model for its development. This book offers a fresh interpretation of bureaucracy through a close examination of the department of the Sun King's last foreign secretary, Jean-Baptiste Colbert de Torcy.
ISBN 9780773592148 (electronic bk.)
0773592148 (electronic bk.)
9780773543706
0773543708
9780773592155
0773592156
OCLC # 870916762
Additional Format Print version: World of paper. (CaOONL)20149008791



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