Empowering Interactions: Political Cultures and the Emergence of the State in Europe 1300-1900


Wim Blockmans (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 372 pages

File size: 17.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This volume explores the emergence of the state in Europe between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries. Through a series of case studies and historiographical, methodological and theoretical essays, it challenges the traditional top-down model of state development long held by historians. Instead it explores the numerous ways in which non-elite groups could influence the formation of national political institutions