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Published: 01 September 2017

320 Pages

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474428446

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Secretaries and Statecraft in the Early Modern World

First Edition

Paul M. Dover

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Encompassing a variety of cultural and institutional settings, these essays examine how state secretaries, prime ministers and favourites managed diplomatic personnel and the information flows they generated. They explore how these officials balanced domestic and international matters, and state and personal amitions.