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Rethinking Leviathan

the eighteenth-century state in Britain and Germany

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Published by German Historical Institute, Oxford University Press in London, Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 18th century -- Congresses.,
    • Germany -- Politics and government -- 18th century -- Congresses.,
    • Great Britain -- History -- 18th century -- Congresses.,
    • Germany -- History -- 18th century -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by John Brewer and Eckhart Hellmuth.
      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesStudies of the German Historical Institute London
      ContributionsBrewer, John, 1947-, Hellmuth, Eckhart., German Historical Institute in London.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN210 .R47 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 402 p., [12] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages402
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6896137M
      ISBN 100199201897
      LC Control Number00697743
      OCLC/WorldCa41660657

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