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Wines, Roger
Enlightened despotism : reform or reaction? / edited with an introduction by Roger Wines
Boston : D.C. Heath, 1967
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 3rd Floor  D286 .W53 1967    AVAILABLE
Gift from Sid Bolkosky, 2012
Subject Europe -- Politics and government -- 18th century
Subject(s) Enlightenment
Physical Description xiv, 81 pages ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 79-81)
Contents 1. Toward a definition of enlightened despotism: The importance of enlightened despotism / George Dutcher ; A crisis of values / Franco Valsecchi ; The nature of absolutism / Walter Hubatsch ; The nature of enlightenment / Immanuel Kant ; The philosopher-prince / Voltaire ; Theorists of enlightened despotism / Leo Gershoy ; The philosophers and the king / Paul Hazard ; A definition of enlightened despotism / Fritz Hartung -- 2. Three enlightened despots : Frederick II, Joseph II, Catherine II: Frederick the philosopher / G.P. Gooch ; A royal reactionary / Leo Gershoy ; The typical enlightened despot / Fritz Hartung ; Joseph II : enlightened reformer / Wilhelm Treue ; Joseph II : determined by circumstances / Ernst Wangermann ; Catherine as enlightened princess / Melvin C. Wren ; The darker side of Catherine's reign / R.D. Charques -- 3. Interpretations of enlightened despotism: Based on Louis XIV, not Voltaire / Charles Morazé ; A compromise with aristocracy / George Lefebvre ; Enlightened despotism and the French Revolution : similar goals, different methods / Ernst Walder ; Enlightened despotism and the French Revolution : rejected, yet fulfilled / Georges Lefebvre ; A foundation of nineteenth-century politics / Leo Just ; The seed plot of liberalism / Leo Gershoy
NOTE Gift from Sid Bolkosky, 2012
Series Problems in European civilization
Alternate Author Library donation, 2012

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