aventinus varia Nr. 35 [31.08.2012]: Solving The Enigma. Theories on State Variations in Early Modern Europe
http://www.aventinus-online.de/varia/ideengeschichte/art/Solving_the_Eni/html/ ca/af59edd45a40435f95340316f023ceb5/?tx_mediadb_pi1%5BmaxItems%5D=10 For more than a hundred years scholars sought to explain the outcomes of early modern European state building. Why did countries like France develop absolutist structures and countries like Britain did not? The reasons for the differences in 18th century Europe obviously were to be found in the decades and centuries before.18.