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Cardinal Richelieu and the Making of France

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Cardinal Richelieu and the Making of France - Levi, A. H. T.
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The story of Cardinal Richelieu is one of high drama, ruthless ambition and political intrigue. This biography reveals the extent of this great 17th century statesman's scheming to gain state control over all cultural activities in order to further his aim of unifying France. By the time he had died, in 1642, his efforts had led to the creation of an academy, the official protectorship of the Sorbonne, the promotion of the theatre, the erection of magnificent buildings and the assiduous collection of works of art, all of ...

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Cardinal Richelieu and the Making of France 2001, Robinson Publishing, London

ISBN-13: 9781841193991

Paperback

Cardinal Richelieu and the Making of France 2000, Constable, London

ISBN-13: 9780094801905

Hardcover