Prof. Jeffrey S. Ravel
This course covers French politics, culture, and society from Louis XIV to Napoleon Bonaparte. Attention is given to the growth of the central state, the beginnings of a modern consumer society, the Enlightenment, the French Revolution, including its origins, and the rise and fall of Napoleon.
Ravel, Jeffrey. 21H.346 France, 1660-1815: Enlightenment, Revolution, Napoleon, Spring 2011. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/history/21h-346-france-1660-1815-enlightenment-revolution-napoleon-spring-2011 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA