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The creator of Prussian Enlightened Absolutism, Frederick the Great, made the Prussian way of ruling even more efficient.
Thus, as the regalist ilustrados of the Bourbon bureaucracy made inroads for Enlightened Absolutism in the domain of the Catholic Church, they pushed the proverbial envelope, creating controversy through their attempts at religious reform not directly endorsed by Rome (9), and in the process produced enemies and alienated friends both at home and abroad.
In terms of evaluating the play's relationship to other dramas of the period according to Luserke's and Marx's criteria, Die Soldaten heralds a break away from the politically marginalized, even impotent stance of the Sturm und Drang and a first step towards the Aufklarung, in the wider sense of the political debate and practical governance of enlightened absolutism.
Scott, "The Problem of Enlightened Absolutism," in Enlightened Absolutism, edited by H.
As in Austria, where the system is in many ways a distant cousin of ours, it meant a kind of enlightened absolutism or paternalism in which cultural goals were formulated and their implementation controlled by the organs of the democratic state.
The book opens with a wide-ranging account of the task of culture in the context of eighteenth century enlightened absolutism that marked German political life of the day.
Hungary and the Habsburgs, 1765-1800: An Experiment in Enlightened Absolutism by Eva H.
In the process she shows that while the forces of tradition and immutability inhibiting change generally seemed to have the upper hand, a subtler dynamic initiated by the far-reaching reforms of the central government under enlightened absolutism was nevertheless effecting a fundamental transformation of that society.
But Austria was unwilling to relinquish the ideological principle of Social Democratic cultural policy: the notion that the state had to control culture, in a kind of enlightened absolutism, with a network of commissions, stipends, prizes, and purchases.
A Short History (Yale, 1990) and still more compendiously as an essay, `Catherine the Great', in Enlightened Absolutism.
Here Kaunitz's position pointed toward a broader social and moral agenda that Szabo views as the hallmark of enlightened absolutism in the Habsburg lands.
He has contributed several articles to books on Eighteenth-century Europe including Enlightened Absolutism.