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Monarchy, Aristocracy and State in Europe, 1300-1800 (Historical Connections) 3 editions

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Monarchy, Aristocracy and the State in Europe 1300 -1800 is an important survey of the relationship between monarchy and state in early modern European history. Spanning five centuries and covering England, France, Spain, Germany and Austria, this book considers the key themes in the formation of the modern state in Europe.The relationship of the nobility with the state is the key to understanding the development of modern government in Europe. In order to understand the way modern states were formed, this book focusses on the implications of the incessant and costly wars which European governments waged against each other, which indeed propelled the modern state into being.Monarchy, Aristocracy and the State in Europe 1300-1800 takes a fascinating thematic approach, providing a useful survey of the position and role of the nobility in the government of states in early modern Europe.

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The modern state was born in Western Europe in the fourteenth century, the natural child of war and taxation.
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Monarchy, Aristocracy and State in Europe 1300-1800
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