The familial state : ruling families and merchant capitalism in early modern Europe / Julia Adams.
Adams, Julia, 1957-
|Format||Book and Print|
|Publication Info||Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2005.|
|Description||xi, 235 pages ; 24 cm|
|Supplemental Content||Table of contents|
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|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 note||Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-229) and index.|
|ISBN||0801433088 (cloth : alk. paper)|
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