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Enlightened despotism.

Stuart Andrews

Enlightened despotism.

by Stuart Andrews

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Europe -- Politics and government -- 18th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 193-194.

      SeriesProblems and perspectives in history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD286 .A57 1968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 201 p.
      Number of Pages201
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5596981M
      LC Control Number68002713

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The term "enlightened despotism" was coined by historians in the s writing about a phenomenon in Europe between about (when Louis XIV died) to (when the French Revolution started). Monarchs across the continent engaged in reform programs of various types, scopes, and levels of success (also with various sorts of tugs-of-war with established power 4/5(1).

Inat the behest of a prominent French historian, an international committee of historians set itself the task of examining “Enlightened Despotism,” with the end of determining if there was such a thing after all—or, putting it another way, of ascertaining just what the historical period called the Enlightenment actually had to do with “despots” who were “enlightened” or with.

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Enlightened despotism. [John G Gagliardo] -- Brief historical survey of governmental, economic and cultural reforms initiated by so-called Enlightened monarchs of Europe in the second half of the eighteenth century.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wines, Roger. Enlightened despotism. Boston, Heath [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. were the general characteristics of Enlightened Despotism. was Joseph II both enlightened and despotic. was Frederick the Great both enlightened and despotic.

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Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Enlightened despotism, form of government in the 18th century in which absolute monarchs, such as Catherine the Great and Leopold II, pursued legal, social, and educational reforms inspired by the Enlightenment.

They typically instituted administrative reform, religious toleration, and economic development. Even more, he claims that “all modern despots have been, in theory, Enlightened Despots” (91). The book's peculiar final sentence—“Let the voter beware”—only becomes clear once the intermingling of the main claims is untangled.

The Enlightened Despots. By: The modern world is a continuing echo of the Enlightenment, and the despotic leaders profiled in this book are of no small importance to any student of history.

That said, the writing style is overwrought and too clever by half. The narrator's performance is a bizarre attempt at goofball entertainment, with a. Enlightened Despots (also called by later historians benevolent despotism or enlightened despotism) is a form of absolute monarchy or despotism in which rulers were influenced by the Enlightenment.

Enlightened monarchs embraced the principles of the Enlightenment, especially its emphasis upon rationality, and applied them to their territories.

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Enlightened absolutism (also called enlightened despotism or benevolent despotism) refers to the conduct and policies of European absolute monarchs during the 18th and 19th centuries who were influenced by the ideas of the Enlightenment, espousing them to enhance their power.

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Part III The State as an Incubator of Enlightenment and an Engine of Reform: In the house of reform: the Bourbon court of 18th-century Spain, Charles C. Noel; 'Legal despotism' and enlightened reform in the ÃŽles du Vent: the colonial governments of Chevalier de Mirabeau and Mercier de la Rivière,Pernille Røge ; The coming of.He Enlightened Despotism Was a form of government that was developed during century XVIII in countries of Europe like Austria, Prusia and Russia.

The monarchs who practiced it were known as enlightened despots or benevolent dictators. They were so called because they were influenced by Enlightenment ideas but retained authoritarian forms of government.This trope involves the circumstance where an enlightened being or entity happens to be an antagonist or antagonistic force.

The forms of enlightenment can include a form of cosmic clarity, universal meaning, a release of physical tethers, or physical harmony with the world.