Krieger, Leonard.

Kings and philosophers, 1689-1789 / Leonard Krieger. - [1st ed.]. - New York : W.W. Norton, 1970. - xii, 369 p. : illus., maps, ports. ; 21 cm. - The Norton history of modern Europe . - Norton history of modern Europe. .

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The kings, 1689-1748. The nature of kingship ; The kings at war, 1688-1721 ; The kings at home : the old powers, 1689-1748 ; The kings at home : the ascending powers, 1714-1748 -- The philosophers, 1687-1789. The social context ; The worldly philosophers, 1687-1776 ; The unworldly philosophers, 1770-1789 -- The philosopher kings. Enlightened absolutism ; The enlightened absolutists abroad ; The enlightened absolutists at home ; The end of an era : the social movement in the West, 1763-1789.

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