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Kings or people : Power and the mandate to rule.

Author: Reinhard Bendix
Publisher: California, USA : University of California Press, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

The world in which we live has its roots far back in history, and as a world power America must come to terms with countries which were formed in their present mold long before the American,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Reinhard Bendix
ISBN: 0520040902 9780520040908
OCLC Number: 535361104
Target Audience: Undergraduate; Postgraduate; research/professional.
Description: 704 pages : illustrations ; 250 mm
Contents: List of Maps Preface 1. Introduction Part I: The Authority of Kings 2. Sacred and Secular Foundations of Kingship 3. Japan 4. Russia 5. Imperial Germany and Prussia 6. England 7. Kingship and Aristocracy as a Type of Rule Part II: Toward a Mandate of the People 8. Transformations of Western European Societies in the Sixteenth Century 9. Kings and People in England 10. Toward the Nation-State: France 11. Nation-Building: Germany 12. Nation-Building: Japan 13. Nation-Building: Russia 14. From Royal Authority to Popular Mandate: Twentieth-Century Perspectives Notes Glossary Index


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