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The familial state : ruling families and merchant capitalism in early modern Europe / Julia Adams.

Author/creator Adams, Julia, 1957-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoIthaca : Cornell University Press, 2005.
Descriptionxi, 235 pages ; 24 cm
Supplemental Content Table of contents
Portion of title Ruling families and merchant capitalism in early modern Europe
Contents Introduction. The Netherlands as point of departure -- The patrimonial nexus and theories of state formation -- State making, hegemony, and corporate conflict in the Dutch golden age -- The familial state and the rise of the Netherlands -- Patrimonial problems, familial states, and chartered companies in seventeenth-century Europe -- Dutch decline : the loyalty of the patriarch or the "betrayal of the bourgeoisie"? -- France, England, and the enigmatic eighteenth century -- Conclusion.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 203-229) and index.
LCCN 2005007513
ISBN0801433088 (cloth : alk. paper)

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Joyner General Stacks JC131 .A33 2005 ✔ Available Place Hold