Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 24 October 2019

160 Pages | 10 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198809081

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Request Inspection Copy

Bookseller Code (TE)

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