Dr Guy Rowlands on the Financial Decline of Great Powers

Rowlands Financial Decline

 

Dr Guy Rowlands, author of The Financial Decline of a Great Power: War, Influence, and Money in Louis XIV’s France (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), has written for the Oxford University Press blog on the financial decline of great powers.

Dr Rowlands is the Director of the Centre for French History at Culture. He is also editor-in-chief of the St Andrews Studies in French History and Culture midigraph series.

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