The European Nobility, 1400-1800

The European Nobility, 1400-1800

by Jonathan Dewald
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521415128

ISBN-13: 9780521415125

Pub. Date: 05/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Challenging the conventional point of view, this text maintains that the nobles of Europe adapted effectively to the profound changes that marked their society and culture between the Renaissance and the French Revolution, despite their varying numbers and privileges.  See more details below

Overview

Challenging the conventional point of view, this text maintains that the nobles of Europe adapted effectively to the profound changes that marked their society and culture between the Renaissance and the French Revolution, despite their varying numbers and privileges.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521415125
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2004
Series:
New Approaches to European History Series, #9
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Preface
Introduction: The European nobilities as an historical problem1
1Nature and numbers15
2Wealth, privilege, and the encounter with change60
3Nobles and politics108
4Lives and cultures149
Conclusion: Toward a new society: the French Revolution and beyond188
Suggestions for further reading202
Index207

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