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Kings and philosophers, 1689-1789 / Leonard Krieger.

By: Krieger, Leonard.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Norton history of modern Europe: Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1970Edition: [1st ed.].Description: xii, 369 p. : illus., maps, ports. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0393099059 (pbk.); 9780393099058 (pbk.).Subject(s): Europe -- Politics and government -- 1648-1789 | Enlightenment | Philosophy, Modern -- 18th centuryDDC classification: 914/.03/252 LOC classification: D288 | .K7Other classification: NN 4430
Contents:
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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Bibliography: p. 345-354.

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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