Daily life at Versailles in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Translated by Claire Eliane Engel.

[1st American ed.]. New York, Macmillan [1968] .

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Standard Title Vie quotidenne à la cour de Versailles aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles. English
Subjects Château de Versailles (Versailles, France) -- History.
France - Courts and courtiers.
France -- Court and courtiers.
Versailles (France) -- History.
Description 239 p. illus., ports. 21 cm.
Notes Translation of La vie quotidienne à la cour de Versailles aux XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles.
"Sources and bibliography": p. 231.
Summary Describes the life in the courts of Versailles during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Contents The Valois court: Henri IV's reign -- Louis XIII and Versailles -- Versailles: the background of Louis XIV's reign -- The king's day -- Pleasures and pastimes (Hunting, billiards, cards, concerts, plays, walks, visits, ceremonies, births, deaths, marriages) -- The daily life of a courtier -- Useful people (The guards, the provost of the household, the pages, the kitchen, the town in the service of the palace) -- Fashion and food -- The deserted palace -- The court of Louis XV -- Pleasant and unpleasant aspects -- The reign of the Marquise -- The king is bored (the queen's death, Jeanne du Barry, the dauphin's wedding) -- The decline of etiquette -- The twilight.
Geographic Area France
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00450016
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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