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Author Wright, William E. (William Edward), 1926-2017.

Title Serf, seigneur, and sovereign : agrarian reform in eighteenth-century Bohemia / by William E. Wright
Published Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1966
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 217 pages)
Contents The Bohemian serf to 1740 -- The agrarian problem discovered -- The later years of Maria Theresa -- The raab system -- Joseph II, royal revolutionary -- Extension of the Raab system -- The Hoyer system -- Trials and successes in robota abolition -- The agrarian and tax law of 1789
Summary This is a detailed history of the agrarian reforms which took place in Bohemia during the reigns of the Habsburg rulers Maria Theresa, 1740-1780, and Joseph II, 1780-1790. The enactment of the land reforms had far-reaching social, economic, and political
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-208) and index
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Subject Land tenure -- Czech Republic -- Bohemia -- History -- 18th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816658935 (Trade Paper)
081666496X (electronic bk.)
9780816664962 (electronic bk.)