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Hungary in the late eighteenth century; the decline of enlightened despotism [by] Bâela K. Kirâaly.

New York, Columbia University Press, 1969.

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Subjects Despotism -- Hungary -- History -- 18th century.
Enlightenment -- Hungary.
Hungary -- History -- Joseph II, 1780-1790.
Hungary -- History -- Leopold II, 1790-1792.
Series East Central European studies of Columbia University.
Description x, 295 pages illustrations 24 cm.
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes Bibliography: pages [275]-286.
Contents Constitutional structure and statistical aspects of society -- The first estate: the prelates -- The second and third estates: the nobility -- The fourth estate: the Burghers of the towns and the mining cities -- The peasantry -- The structure of government and the foci of power -- Institutions of the central government of royal Hungary -- Military affairs -- The counties -- Church affairs -- The emerging crisis in feudal society and agriculture -- The Hungarian intellectual revival in 1790 -- The feudal revolt against enlightened despotism -- The court and the Burghers -- Peasant unrest and agitation -- Countercoup and compromise.
Geographic Area Hungary
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00013193
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