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The Resource A world of paper : Louis XIV, Colbert de Torcy, and the rise of the information state, John C. Rule and Ben S. Trotter

A world of paper : Louis XIV, Colbert de Torcy, and the rise of the information state, John C. Rule and Ben S. Trotter

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A world of paper : Louis XIV, Colbert de Torcy, and the rise of the information state
Title
A world of paper
Title remainder
Louis XIV, Colbert de Torcy, and the rise of the information state
Statement of responsibility
John C. Rule and Ben S. Trotter
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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
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Rule, John C.,
Dewey number
944/.033
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Trotter, Ben S.
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  • Torcy, Jean-Baptiste Colbert
  • Louis
  • France
  • France
  • France
  • Bureaucracy
  • Bureaucracy
  • Government information
  • Government information
  • France
Label
A world of paper : Louis XIV, Colbert de Torcy, and the rise of the information state, John C. Rule and Ben S. Trotter
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
ocn870916762
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773592148
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870916762
Label
A world of paper : Louis XIV, Colbert de Torcy, and the rise of the information state, John C. Rule and Ben S. Trotter
Publication
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
Control code
ocn870916762
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780773592148
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870916762

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