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Jean Bodin and the Rise of Absolutist Theory

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The St Bartholomew's Day Massacre of 1572 polarised French constitutional ideas. Appearing on one side was a radicalised version of the French constitution. On the other side was the theory of royal absolutism systematically developed by Bodin. The central thesis of this book is that Bodin's absolutism was as unprecedented as the doctrine it opposed. Prior to the 1570s the mainstream of the French tradition had been tentatively constitutionalist and Bodin himself had given strong expression to that tendency in his Methodus ...

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Jean Bodin and the Rise of Absolutist Theory
2009, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521110143

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Jean Bodin and the Rise of Absolutist Theory
1973, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521200004

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