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Author Gerstenberger, Heide.

Title Impersonal power : history and theory of the Bourgeois State / by Heide Gerstenberger ; translated by David Fernbach
Published Leiden ; Boston, Mass. : Brill, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 803 pages)
Series Historical materialism book series, 1570-1522 ; v. 15
Historical materialism book series ; 15
Contents Preface to the English Edition; Part One The Rise of Bourgeois States: Preconditions for an Explanation; 1. Miracles, for example; 2. States in general, 'bourgeois' states in particular; 3. Examples of explanatory approaches; 4. False conclusions from structural analysis; 5. Pitfalls in historical comparison; 6. Advice on reading; Part Two From Ancien Régime to Bourgeois State: England; 'How then did they do it?'; Chapter One English Feudalism: Appropriation by Land Lordship and Force of Arms under Feudally Generalised Royal Power; Chapter Two The Ancien Régime in England
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 689-789) and index
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Subject Elite (Social sciences) -- France -- History.
Elite (Social sciences) -- Great Britain -- History.
Power (Social sciences) -- France -- History.
Power (Social sciences) -- Great Britain -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9047421523 (electronic bk.)
9789047421528 (electronic bk.)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
(hardback ; alk. paper)
Other Titles Subjektlose Gewalt. English