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MITC VC 1030 P
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TITLE: The western tradition--Program 31: The age of absolutism; Program 32: Absolutism & the social contract : [videorecording] / produced by WGBH/Boston in assoication with the Metropolitan Museum of Art; executive producer, Fred Barzyk.
SERIES: The western tradition ; 30 & 31
PUBLISHED: Santa Barbara, CA : The Annenberg/CPB Project, 1989.
DESCRIPTION: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
NOTES: Two programs in one tape.
NOTES: Original tape.
NOTES: Program 31: The Age of Absolutism; Program 32: Absolutism and the Social Contract.
NOTES: Produced by WGBH in association with the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
NOTES: Lecturer, Eugen Weber.
NOTES: Program 31. 17th century Europe is characterized by the crown rulers controlling all powers of state. The desire for civil peace contributes to the crown's ability to enforce the "divine right of kings". Program 32. Two patterns of absolutism, the French and the English, are followed by all Europe. France strives to control by avoiding all change, while England turns to merchantilism and a strong national economy. Arguments begin about the consent of the governed.
NOTES: English.
SUBJECT: Despotism.
SUBJECT: Social contract.
SUBJECT: Civilization, Modern--17th century.
SUBJECT: Civilization, Western.
SUBJECT: Europe--History--17th century.
ADDED ENTRY: Barzyk, Fred.
ADDED ENTRY: Weber, Eugne Joseph, 1925-
ADDED ENTRY: The Annenberg/CPB Project.
ADDED ENTRY: WGBH (Television station: Boston, Mass.)
ADDED ENTRY: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
ADDED ENTRY: Age of Absolutism, The (videorecording)
ADDED ENTRY: Absolutism and the Social Contract (videorecording)

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