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The Zenith of European Monarchy and Its Elites: The Politics of Culture, 1650-1750 (European History in Perspective)

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By the mid-sevententh century several European monarchies were collapsing. Focusing on a key elite bonding strategy, this new survey shows how monarchs resolved to work with, rather than against, their elites. Nicholas Henshall's synthesis offersan argument for the coherence of the period - as the height of European monarchy and its elites.
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Paperback, 304 pages
Published March 15th 2010 by Palgrave Macmillan
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