Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 January 2020

160 Pages | 10 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198809081

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Dynasty: A Very Short Introduction

Jeroen Duindam

Very Short Introductions

  • Combines history and anthropology in a global examination of families on the throne
  • Discusses dynastic impulses and practices in modern society
  • Offers a unique examination of dynasty from a long term perspective
  • Shows how personal idiosyncracies attributed to royals can better be understood as structural aspects of dynastic power
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over ten million copies sold worldwide

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