The Life of Louis XVI
About The Book
Hardman’s reassessment of the reign of Louis XVI sheds a bold new light on the man, his actions, his world and his policies, including the King’s support of America’s War of Independence, the intricate workings of his court and Louis’s famous dash to Varennes.
Published by Yale
About The Author
John Hardman is one of the world’s leading experts on the French Revolution and the author of several well-regarded books on the subject. He was formerly lecturer in modern history at the University of Edinburgh.