Aristocrats

Aristocrats

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Aristocracy means “rule by the best.” For nine hundred years, the British aristocracy considered itself ideally qualified to rule others, make laws, and guide the nation. Its virtues lay in its collective wisdom, its attachment to chivalric codes, and its sense of public duty. It evolved from a medieval warrior caste into a self-assured and sophisticated elite, which made itself the champion of popular liberty: It forced King John to sign the Magna Carta and… (more)

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Publisher: St. Martin's Press (July 06, 2010)

Collection: St. Martin's Press

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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