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James B. Collins

AKA James Barry Collins

Born: c. 1949
Birthplace: Boston, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The State in Early Modern France

    University: BA, University of Rochester (1971)
    University: MA, Columbia University (1974)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1978)
    Assistant Professor: Lafayette College (1981-85)
    Professor: History, Georgetown University (1985-)
    Chairman: History Dept., Georgetown University (2000-03)

    Society for French Historical Studies

Author of books:
Fiscal Limits of Absolutism: Direct Taxation in Early Seventeenth-Century France (1988, economics)
Classes, Estates and Order in Early Modern Brittany (1994, history)
The State in Early Modern France (1995, history)
The Ancien Régime and the French Revolution (2002, history)
From Tribes to Nation: The Making of France, 500-1799 (2002, history)

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