Major, J(ames) Russell

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MAJOR, J(ames) Russell

MAJOR, J(ames) Russell. American, b. 1921. Genres: History. Career: Charles Howard Candler Professor of Renaissance History Emeritus, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, since 1989 (Professor, 1949-89). Publications: The Estates General of 1560, 1951; The Deputies to the Estates General of Renaissance France, 1960; Representative Institutions in Renaissance France, 1421-1559, 1960; The Western World: Renaissance to the Present, 1966; The Age of the Renaissance and Reformation, 1970; Bellievre, Sully and the Assembly of Notables of 1596, 1974; Representative Government in Early Modern France, 1980; The Monarchy, the Estates, and the Aristocracy in Renaissance France, 1988; From Renaissance Monarchy to Absolute Monarchy: French Kings, Nobles, and Estates, 1994. Address: Dept. of History, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, U.S.A.