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Europe in the 18th Century

Aristocracy and the Bourgeois Challenge

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$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674269217

Publication Date: 01/01/1985


292 pages

6 x 9 inches

5 maps

World rights except United Kingdom & Commonwealth

  • Maps
  • Introduction
  • I. People and Society
    • 1. Countries and Population
    • 2. Land and Peasants
    • 3. Industry and Trade
    • 4. Cities
    • 5. Society and Aristocracy
  • II. Government and Ideology
    • 6. Government
    • 7. Bureaucracy
    • 8. Church, State, and Society
    • 9. The Arts
    • 10. Enlightenment
  • III. Conflict
    • 11. The Struggle for Control of the State
    • 12. The Popular Challenge
    • 13. Diplomacy and Warfare
    • 14. Wars and the Expansion of Europe
    • 15. Epilogue: Why was there a Revolution in France?
  • Notes
  • Chronology of Main Events, 1713–89
  • Rulers of Europe, 1713–89
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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