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Birth of the leviathan : building states and regimes in medieval and early modern Europe

Author: Thomas Ertman
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 2011, cop. 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents a new theory of state-building in medieval and early modern Europe. Ertman presents a new theory to explain the variation in political regimes and in state infrastructures in  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Ertman
ISBN: 0521482224 9780521482226 0521484278 9780521484275
OCLC Number: 780863353
Description: XII, 363 str. : tabele ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. The origins of patrimonial absolutism in Latin Europe; 3. The triumph of patrimonial absolutism and the failure of reform in Latin Europe, c. 1500-1789; 4. Bureaucratic constitutionalism in Britain; 5. Bureaucratic absolutism in Germany; 6. Patrimonial constitutionalism in Hungary and Poland and its premature demise in Scandinavia; 7. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Thomas Ertman.

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' This is definitely a book for historians as well as for social scientists constituting in all a remarkable achievement.' The English Historical Review

 
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