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State and Society in Seventeenth Cent France

Raymond E. Kierstead

State and Society in Seventeenth Cent France

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Published by Markus Wiener Pub .
Written in English


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ISBN 100531055736
ISBN 109780531055731

  the society of estate was part of the feudal system that dated back to the middle ages. The term Old Regime is ussually used to describe the society and institutions of france before 1st estate - Clergy 2nd estate - Nobility 3rd estate - Big bussiness men, merchants, court, officials and lawyers ets b - peasents and artisians. English Society in the 17th Century By Michelle English society was hierarchal, meaning that there were different classes of people based on their wealth. The three classes are upper class, middle class, and lower class. The three different classes had very different lives. All of these people however, had to pay tax to the king.. The social structure of Britain has been highly influenced by the concept of classes. The class system is prevalent in the society of the United Kingdom in the 21 st century too. The different classes were formed depending on various factors such as education levels, income and the type of occupation.


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