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This classic study of the life of the nobility at the royal court of France, especially under Louis XIV, has long been out of print. Recognised by historians as the benchmark for studies of early modern courts, which were an important but long neglected phase in the growth of the 'civilising' constraints imposed on people in increasingly complex networks of interdependence. Elias shows how courtiers - and finally even the king himself - were entrapped in a web of etiquette and ceremonial, how their expenses, even down to ...

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The Court Society 2005, University College Dublin Press, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9781904558408

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Court Society 1985, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780631139317

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The Court Society 1983, Pantheon Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780394716046

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Court Society 1983, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780631196709

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