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The European nobility, 1400-1800

Author: Jonathan Dewald
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1996.
Series: New approaches to European history
Edition/Format:   Print book   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is the first comprehensive history of the European nobility between the Renaissance and the French Revolution. Designed to introduce students and non-specialists to the subject, it explains  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Historia
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Dewald
ISBN: 052142528X 9780521425285 0521415128 9780521415125
OCLC Number: 434335043
Description: XVII, 209 p. 23 cm.
Contents: Preface; Introduction: the European nobilities as an historical problem; 1. Nature and numbers; 2. Wealth, privilege and the encounter with change; 3. Nobles and politics; 4. Lives and cultures; Conclusion: toward a new society: the French Revolution and beyond; Suggestions for further reading.
Series Title: New approaches to European history
Responsibility: Jonathan Dewald.

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'... a challenging new synthesis to explain the experience of the nobility of western Europe in the early modern era ...'. English Historical Review

 
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