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Author Diefendorf, Barbara B., 1946-
Title Paris city councillors in the sixteenth century : the politics of patrimony / Barbara B. Diefendorf.
Imprint Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1983]

Author Diefendorf, Barbara B., 1946-
Subject Hôtel de ville (Paris, France) -- Officials and employees -- History.
Elite (Social sciences) -- France -- Paris -- History.
Paris (France) -- Officials and employees -- History.
Add Title Paris city councillors in the 16th century
Description 1 online resource (380 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- List of Tables -- Acknowledgments -- A Note on Manuscript Sources and Abbreviations -- Map of Paris -- Introduction -- PART I. Portrait of a Municipal Elite -- PART II. Professional Advancement -- PART III. The Marriage Alliance -- PART IV. The Family Estate -- Conclusion. The Politics of Patrimony -- Appendix -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary This book examines the character of the governing elite of sixteenth-century Paris--a group that included some of the most important jurists, administrators, and intellectuals of the early modern French state--and investigates the strategies employed by members of this group to promote and maintain their position in the city and in the monarchy.Originally published in 1983.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
ISBN 9781400853779 (electronic bk.)
140085377X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 889248963
Additional Format Print version: Diefendorf, Barbara B. Paris city councillors in the sixteenth century : the politics of patrimony. Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [1983] xxvi, 351 pages ; 22 cm 9780691613666

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