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Political reason and the language of change : reform and improvement in early modern Europe

Title
Political reason and the language of change : reform and improvement in early modern Europe / edited by Adriana Luna-Fabritius, Ere Nokkala, Marten Seppel and Keith Tribe.
ISBN
9781032073897
1032073896
9781032073903
103207390X
9781003206675
Publication
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2023.
Copyright Notice Date
©2023
Physical Description
viii, 271 pages ; 25 cm.
Summary
"This collection of essays re-examines ideas of change and movements for change in early modern Europe without presuming that "progressive" change was the outcome of "reforms". This volume is a useful resource for students and scholars interested in Enlightenment studies, intellectual history, and conceptual history in early modern Europe"-- Provided by publisher.
Other formats
Online version: Political reason and the language of change Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2023
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 11, 2023
Series
Political economies of capitalism, 1600-1850
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: Reform and improvement in early modern Europe / Adriana Luna-Fabritius, Ere Nokkala, Marten Seppel, Keith Tribe
Reform : elements for a conceptual history / Keith Tribe
The evolution of the concept Verbesserung and the anonymous German discourse of improvement / Marten Seppel
"Changes to preserve everything the way it always was" : the idea of reform and the slow disintegration of the old regime / Alexandre Mendes-Cunha
"Changes are harmful to the state" : the concept of reform in Russian political thought, 1700-1790 / Sergey Polskoy
Reform and utopia in early-modern Italian political economy : historicising a tension / Adriana Luna-Fabritius
Projects for the improvement of constitutional order : late cameralists as advocates of political change / Ere Nokkala
Joseph von Sonnenfels and the Political codex (1763-1817) / Ivo Cerman
The translation, adaptation and mediation of cameralist texts in Austrian-Habsburg Lombardy's "age of reform" / Alexandra Ortolja-Baird
How undiplomatic memoirs shaped Enlightenment reform : Melchor Rafael Macanaz's Memorias & contexts of change in Bourbon Spain / Edward Jones-Corredera
Making and trading metals : a narrative of Swedish improvement / Måns Jansson & Göran Rydén
National economics in Sweden : reform and the political economy of industrial progress 1800-1850 / Lars Magnusson
Epilogue / Kari Saastamoinen.
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