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The Culture of Power and the Power of Culture

Old Regime Europe 1660-1789

The Culture of Power and the Power of Culture( )
Author: Blanning, T. C. W.
ISBN:978-0-19-926561-9
Publication Date:Oct 2003
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $73.59
Book Description:

A great cultural revolution struck Europe in the eighteenth century with the arrival of the public sphere. Public opinion in the form of new cultural institutions such as the newspaper, the novel, and the coffee house threw down the gauntlet to established regimes. T. C. W. Blanning's fascinating new book explores the interaction of politics and culture during these final years of Old Regime Europe and shows why some regimes adapted and flourished while othersblundered blindly and died.

Book Details
Pages:496
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Books & Reading
Philosophy / History & Surveys / Modern
History / Modern / 18Th Century
Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.6 x 23.2 x 2.59 cm
Book Weight:0.73 Kilograms



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