Front Page Titles (by Subject) The Formation and Progress of the Tiers État, or Third Estate in France vol. 1
Augustin Thierry, The Formation and Progress of the Tiers État, or Third Estate in France vol. 1 
The Formation and Progress of the Tiers État, or Third Estate in France, translated from the French by the Rev. Francis B. Wells, Two volumes in One (London: Henry G. Bohn, 1859).
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In this influential work Thierry combines two of his main interests, the study of the ruling elites of French history and the rise of the third estate to challenge this rule from the middle ages until the outbreak of the French Revolution.
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- Translator’s Preface.
- History of the Formation and Progress of the Tiers Etat, an Essay
- Chapter I.: Extinction of Ancient Slavery—fusion of Races—rise of the Bourgeoisie of the Middle Ages.
- Chapter II.: The Parliament In the Thirteenth Century—the States-general of 1302, 1355, and 1356.
- Chapter III.: The Tiers Etat Under Charles V., Charles VI., Charles VII., And Louis XI.
- Chapter IV.: The States-general of 1484—the Tiers Etat Under Louis XII., Francis I., And Henry II.
- Chapter V.: The States-general of 1560 and of 1576
- Chapter VI.: The States-general of 1588; the Tiers Etat In the Reign of Henry IV.
- Chapter VII.: The States-general of 1614.
- Chapter VIII.: The Parliament Under Louis XIII., The Ministry of Richelieu, the Fronde.
- Chapter IX.: Louis XIV. And Colbert.
- Chapter X.: Social Character of the Reign of Louis XIV., Its Influence Upon the Progress of the Tiers Etat.