'The Sun King has always been over-exposed -- a habit he started himself.
Here is the student's antidote to boredom. Campbell has produced the best short guide available and a vigorous synthesis of the latest research, complete with extensive bibliography, unfamiliar documents and vital glossary.
Fresh material abounds and a misconception is demolished on every page.
There is no sign here of reheating old recipes.' History Review
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 184 pages, genealogical tables
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 06/12/1993
- Category: Biography: historical, political & military
- ISBN: 9780582017702