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These years also encompassed the birth, maturation, and waning of the Enlightenment. Leonard Krieger shows how the monarchical tradition and the new intellectual developments were reflected in the latter half of the period during the rule of "philosopher kings," the enlightened absolutists. He analyses, too, the origins of a movement toward representative government and the stirrings of political and social revolt that would bring the period to an abrupt end.

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The one hundred years that preceded the French Revolution witnessed the rise of kings to unmatched power and influence in European affairs.

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This series provides six original, thorough, and well-balanced volumes for courses in European history from the Renaissance to the present.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393099058
Author:
Krieger, Leonard
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
Politics and government
Subject:
Philosophy, modern
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Europe
Subject:
Enlightenment
Subject:
Philosophy, Modern -- 18th century.
Subject:
Travel : Europe - General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 345-354.
Series:
Norton History of Modern Europe
Publication Date:
19701131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8 x 5.4 x 0.9 in 0.915 lb

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Product details 384 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393099058 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The one hundred years that preceded the French Revolution witnessed the rise of kings to unmatched power and influence in European affairs.
"Synopsis" by , This series provides six original, thorough, and well-balanced volumes for courses in European history from the Renaissance to the present.
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