D J Sturdy

David J. Sturdy is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Ulster in Coleraine. His previous publications include "The d'Aligres de la Riviere: Servants of the Bourbon State in the Seventeenth Century "(1986), "Science and Social Status in Early Modern France: The Members of the Academie des Sciences, 1666-1750" (1995) and "Louis XIV" (1998).