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Genealogy, Heraldry, Names & Honours


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    • Genealogy, Heraldry, Names & Honours


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Dynasty: A Very Short Introduction


Jeroen Duindam

October 2019

Very Short Introductions

Combining history and anthropology in a global examination of families and power, this book connects medieval kings and queens to contemporary family business empires. Its sweeping overview of five millennia of rulership uncovers recurring predicaments of bloodline succession, and sheds light on divergence and change in dynastic practice.

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