Hungary in the Late Eighteenth Century: The Decline of Enlightened Despotism Bela K. Kiraly

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Published: 1969

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295 pages


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Hungary in the Late Eighteenth Century: The Decline of Enlightened Despotism  by  Bela K. Kiraly

Hungary in the Late Eighteenth Century: The Decline of Enlightened Despotism by Bela K. Kiraly
1969 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 295 pages | ISBN: | 5.35 Mb

Under the Habsburg rulers Maria Theresa and Joseph II in the eighteenth century, attempts were made to bring Hungary more directly under the control of the Austrian court in Vienna. This centralizing trend was brought to an end in 1790, in a periodMoreUnder the Habsburg rulers Maria Theresa and Joseph II in the eighteenth century, attempts were made to bring Hungary more directly under the control of the Austrian court in Vienna.

This centralizing trend was brought to an end in 1790, in a period of crisis, when the privileges of the Hungarian feudal nobility were reasserted.In this volume Mr. Király shows that during the eighteenth century strains had been set up in Hungarian society by the increasing pauperization of the peasants, the insistence of the landlords in holding to their privileges, and intellectual ferment allied to movements in Western Europe.

These strains constituted the background of the crisis of 1790, when the feudal nobility moved through the organs of Hungarian government that it controlled to reduce the interference of the Habsburg court, at the same time setting up paramilitary units and entering into negotiations with Prussia........



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