I can't speak on all the above subjects, but if you are looking for important books about French history, these are some of the big ones:
R. Briggs, Communities of Belief. Cultural and Social Tensions in Early Modern France (1989)
P. Benedict, The Faith and Fortunes of France’s Huguenots, 1600-85 (2001)
J. Dewald, Aristocratic Experience and the Origins of Modern Culture: France, 1570-1715 (1993)
D. Bohanan, Crown and Nobility in early modern France (2001)
D. Bitton, The French Nobility in Crisis 1540-1640 (1969)
E. Schalk, From Valor to Pedigree: Ideas of Nobility in Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century France (1986)
N. Davis, Society and Culture in Early Modern France (1975)
H. Root, Peasants and King in Burgundy (1987)
Y.-M. Bercé, The History of Peasant Revolts: the Social Origins of Rebellion in early modern France (1990)
W. Beik, Urban Protest in Seventeenth-Century France: the Culture of Retribution (1997)
R. Bonney, Political Change in France under Richelieu and Mazarin (1978)
J.R. Major, From Renaissance Monarchy to Absolute Monarchy: French Kings, Nobles and Estates (1994)
W. Beik, Absolutism & Society in seventeenth-century France: State Power & Provincial Aristocracy in Languedoc (1985)
D. Parker, The making of French absolutism
J. Russell Major, From Renaissance Monarchy to Absolute Monarchy: French Kings, Nobles and Estates (1994)
N. Aston. Religion and Revolution in France (2000).
R. Darnton. The Forbidden Bestsellers of Pre-Revolutionary France (1995)
D. McMahon. Enemies of the Enlightenment: The French Counter-Enlightenment
and the Making of Modernity. (2001).
R. Chartier. The Cultural Origins of the French Revolution. (1991).
W. Doyle. The Origins of the French Revolution.
F. Furet. Interpreting the French Revolution. (1978).
L. Hunt. Politics, Culture and Class in the French Revolution. (1984).
D. Van Kley. The Religious Origins of the French Revolution. (1996).