The Culture of Power and the Power of Culture: Old Regime Europe 1660-1789

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In this fascinating new account of Old Regime Europe, T.C.W. Blanning explores the cultural revolution which transformed eighteenth-century Europe. During this period the court culture exemplified by Louis XIV's Versailles was pushed from the center to the margins by the emergence of a new kind of space - the public sphere. The author shows how many of the world's most important cultural institutions developed in this space: the periodical, the newspaper, the novel, the lending library, the coffee house, the voluntary ...

The Culture of Power and the Power of Culture: Old Regime Europe 1660-1789 2003, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199265619

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The Culture of Power and the Power of Culture: Old Regime Europe 1660-1789 2002, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198227458

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