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The Capetians: Kings of France, 987-1328
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Bloomsbury USA Academic
Publication date April 1, 2007
Pages 352
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781852855284
ISBN-10 1852855282
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.50 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $44.95
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Summary
Following the demise of the Carolingian dynasty, the French lords chose Hugh Capet as their king. Even though the kingdom of France was much smaller than it later became, the Capetians had considerable achievements and also produced outstanding rulers, including Philip Augustus and St Louis. This book presents the history of the Capetians.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Following the demise of the Carolingian dynasty in 987 the French lords chose Hugh Capet as their king. He was the founder of a dynasty that lasted until 1328. Although for much of this time, the French kings were weak, and the kingdom of France was much smaller than it later became, the Capetians nevertheless had considerable achievements and also produced outstanding rulers, including Philip Augustus and St Louis. This wide-ranging book throws fascinating light on the history of Medieval France and the development of European monarchy.

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from Bloomsbury USA Academic (April 1, 2007)
9781852855284 | details & prices | 352 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.50 lbs | List price $44.95
About: Following the demise of the Carolingian dynasty, the French lords chose Hugh Capet as their king.
Paperback
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from Hambledon Pr (April 1, 2008); titled "Capetians: Kings of France, 987-1328"
9781847251985 | details & prices | 352 pages | List price $24.95
About: Following the demise of the Carolingian dynasty in 987 the French lords chose Hugh Capet as their king.

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