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Rethinking Leviathan : the eighteenth-century state in Britain and Germany / edited by John Brewer and Eckhart Hellmuth.

Other author/creatorBrewer, John, 1947-
Other author/creatorHellmuth, Eckhart.
Other author/creatorGerman Historical Institute in London.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoLondon : German Historical Institute ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Descriptionx, 402 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Subject(s)
Series Studies of the German Historical Institute London
Studies of the German Historical Institute London. ^A263261
Contents Introduction : rethinking Leviathan / John Brewer and Eckhart Hellmuth -- Explaining variation in early modern state structure : the cases of England and the German territorial states / Thomas Ertman -- The army and the state in Britain and Germany during the eighteenth century / John Childs -- Reasonable aims of civil society : concerns of the state in German political theory in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries / Diethelm Klippel -- Eighteenth-century Britain : in search of the state and finding the quarter sessions / J.A.W. Gunn -- Servants of the public, servants of the crown : officialdom of eighteenth-century English central government / John Brewer -- The Prussian bureaucracy reconsidered / Rudolf Vierhaus -- The state in Germany : a non-Prussian view / Sheilagh Ogilvie -- Government and administration : everyday politics in the Holy Roman Empire / Christof Dipper -- The state and the poor : eighteenth-century England in European perspective / Joanna Innes -- Manners and the eighteenth-century state : the case of the unsociable Englishman / Paul Langford -- A monument to Frederick the Great : architecture, politics, and the state in late eighteenth-century Prussia / Eckhart Hellmuth -- Reform absolutism and the codification of law : the genesis and nature of the Prussian General Code (1794) / Günter Birtsch -- Codification, consolidation, and parliamentary statute / David Lieberman.
General noteA collection of essays originally presented at a conference which the German Historical Institute organized with the Herzog August Bibliothek in Wolfenbüttel--Foreword.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN0199201897 (acid-free paper)

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