JW Allen – History of Political Thought in the 16th Century
Perry Anderson – Lineages of the Absolutist State
Trevor Aston – Crisis in Europe 1560-1660
Elinor G Barber – The Bourgeoisie in 18th Century France
CBA Behrens – Society, Government, and the Enlightenment
William Beik – Absolutism and Society in Seventeenth-Century France
Marc Bloch – French Rural History
Robin Briggs – Early Modern France 1560-1715
G Chaussinand-Nogaret – The French Nobility in the Eighteenth Century
WF Church – Constitutional Thought in Sixteenth-Century France
Carlo Cipolla – Fontana Economic History of Europe, v. 2
Alfred Cobban – A History of Modern France, v. 1
DC Coleman – Revisions in Mercantilism
NZ Davis – Society and Culture in Early Modern France
Jan De Vries – The Economy of Europe in an Age of Crisis, 1600-1750
William Doyle – Venality
Franklin Ford – Robe and Sword
Robert Forster – The House of Saulx-Tavanes
— “Obstacles to Agricultural Growth in Eighteenth-century France,” American Historical Review 75 (1970)
Pierre Goubert – The Ancien Regime
— The French Peasantry in the Seventeenth Century
Daniel Hickey – The Coming of French Absolutism
Olwen Hufton – The Poor of Eighteenth-Century France
VG Kiernan – State and Society in Europe 1550-1650
AD Lublinskaya – French Absolutism: The Crucial Phase, 1620-1629
Roland Mousnier – Institutions of France Under the Absolute Monarcy, 2 v.
TK Rabb – The Struggle for Stability in Early Modern Europe
J. Rosenberg – “Secret Origins of the State” in The Empire of Civil Society
JHM Salmon – Society in Crisis: France in the Sixteenth Century
Theda Skocpol – States and Social Revolutions
Charles Tilly – The Foundation of National States in Western Europe
Alexis de Tocqueville – The Ancien Regime and the French Revolution
Perez Zagorin – Rebels and Rulers 1500-1660 (2 vol.)