Hungary and the Habsburgs, 1765-1800 : an experiment in enlightened absolutism (Book, 1997) [WorldCat.org]
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Hungary and the Habsburgs, 1765-1800 : an experiment in enlightened absolutism

Author: Éva H Balázs
Publisher: Budapest : Central European University Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study on 18th century Central Europe, examines the coexistence of the Austrian hereditary provinces and Hungary. Both partners in this ambivalent relationship collaborated in bringing about  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Balázs, Éva H.
Hungary and the Habsburgs, 1765-1800.
Budapest : Central European University Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)606946084
Online version:
Balázs, Éva H.
Hungary and the Habsburgs, 1765-1800.
Budapest : Central European University Press, ©1997
(OCoLC)607905825
Named Person: House of Habsburg; Maison de Habsbourg.; House of Habsburg; House of Habsburg; Habsbourg (famille de); Habsburger.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Éva H Balázs
ISBN: 9639116033 9789639116030 9639116106 9789639116108
OCLC Number: 39254713
Language Note: Translated form the Hungarian.
Description: viii, 429 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Maria Theresa and the making of Habsburg enlightened absolutism. 1765 : the beginning of a new era --
The theoretical foundations of enlightened political and economic reform in Austria --
The leadership of Austrian enlightened absolutism --
Stirrings in the social structure --
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Part II. Joseph II and radical reform, the drama of the 1780s. A decade of revolutions --
Joseph II and the strategy for radical modernization --
Reshaping institutions : the case of Hungary --
Society mobilized --
Crisis : the convergence of international and domestic difficulties --
Joseph II and Josephism : a historical balance sheet.
Other Titles: Bécs és Pest-Buda a régi századvégen, 1765-1800.
Responsibility: Éva H. Balázs ; translated by Tim Wilkinson.

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