Aristocracy in Europe, 1815-1914

Aristocracy in Europe, 1815-1914

by Dominic C. Lieven
     
 

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Lieven compares the 19th century English, German, and Russian aristocracies in terms of wealth, cultural life, education, and political power.

A very informative comparison that will be read with profit, even by experts in the subfields covered, because the comparative angle is so successfully applied. (History)

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Lieven compares the 19th century English, German, and Russian aristocracies in terms of wealth, cultural life, education, and political power.

A very informative comparison that will be read with profit, even by experts in the subfields covered, because the comparative angle is so successfully applied. (History)

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Lieven (Russian politics and history and political science, London School of Economics) uses English, Russian, German, and French sources to examine the lifestyles and political roles of the English, Russian, and German aristocracies from the defeat of Napoleon to the outbreak of the First World War. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780231081139
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1992
Pages:
308
Product dimensions:
5.45(w) x 8.49(h) x 0.72(d)

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