Force and statecraft of Louis XIV in the period of his reign

Here are the details I was provide with: essay topic Must conform with the following theme: An assessment of the relation between force and statecraft of a major power statesman in a particular epoch. * Note: essys on domestic politics or social issue are not acceptable as its a course on international relations.
ive picked Louis XIV in the period of his reing. Please change a title later according to the essay that is going to be written. thesis statement, footnotes and bibliography are very important!!! I have some books on the topic so you can ask me on material.