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Author Takeda, Junko Thérèse, 1976-

Title Between crown and commerce : Marseille and the early modern Mediterranean / Junko Therese Takeda
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 258 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Johns Hopkins University studies in historical and political science ; 129th ser., 1
Contents Introduction: Commerce, state-building, and Republicanism in Old Regime France -- Louis XIV, Marseillais merchants, and the problem of discerning the public good -- Between republic and monarchy : nobility and debates over commerce and virtue -- France and the Levantine merchant : the challenges of an international market -- Plague, commerce, and centralized disease control in early modern France -- Virtue without commerce : civism during plague, 1720-1723 -- Civic religiosity and religious civism in plagued Marseille -- Post-mortem : virtue and commerce reconsidered
Notes OldControl:muse9781421401126
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-247) and index
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Subject Citizenship -- France -- Marseille -- History -- 18th century.
Merchants -- France -- Marseille -- History -- 18th century.
Plague -- France -- Marseille -- History -- 18th century.
France -- History -- Louis XV, 1715-1774.
Marseille (France) -- Commerce -- History -- 18th century.
Marseille (France) -- Commerce -- Mediterranean Region.
Marseille (France) -- Politics and government -- 18th century.
Marseille (France) -- Social conditions -- 18th century.
Mediterranean Region -- Commerce -- France -- Marseille.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1421401126
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)