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The Oxford History of Historical WritingVolume 3: 1400-1800$
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José Rabasa, Masayuki Sato, Edoardo Tortarolo, and Daniel Woolf

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780199219179

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199219179.001.0001

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History and Historians in France, from the Great Italian Wars to the Death of Louis XIV

History and Historians in France, from the Great Italian Wars to the Death of Louis XIV

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(p.384) Chapter 19 History and Historians in France, from the Great Italian Wars to the Death of Louis XIV
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The Oxford History of Historical Writing
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Chantal Grell

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199219179.003.0020

This chapter examines historical writing in France from 1400–1800. Topics covered include the revolution of the printing press; scholarly networking; the publication of specialized lists due to the new abundance of books; history writing by religious orders; the historian as jurist and man of the robe; and the contribution of the traditional aristocracy to the writing of history.

Keywords:   French historical writing, historiography, printing press, religious orders, history working, jurist, aristocracy

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