Absolutism

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Absolutism

Key theories and characteristics of Absolutism.


Lecture number:
17
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Course:
Hist 158 - EARLY MODERN EUROPE Lecture 3
Edition:
1

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HIST 158 1st Edition Lecture 17 Outline of Last Lecture I. The Atlantic System a. World economy b. Slavery c. Birth of consumer society d. Agricultural Revolution e. Life in city f. Consolidation of European State System Outline of Current Lecture I. Absolutism a. Theories b. Characteristics c. Constitutionalism Current Lecture I. Absolutism a. Theories: i. Jean Bodin (1530-1596) 1. Wrote “Six Books of the Republic” outlining the powers and limits of absolutism in France 2. There are no limits on the King’s power 3. Essential attribute of royalty 4. Will bring stability to Europe 5. Perpetual, unique, absolute and indivisible 6. Limits  King must obey just, divine and natural law These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.



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