Transformation of European States: From Feudal to Modern

  title={Transformation of European States: From Feudal to Modern},
  author={Qian Chengdan},
  • Qian Chengdan
  • Published 2010
  • Sociology
  • Abstract In this paper I discuss the morphological evolution of the European states. In Europe, processes of evolution toward modern states began in the late middle ages and continued throughout the modern times. Different nations may have had different experiences in their processes but they all took the same direction and went through similar stages of evolution, which displayed a distinct characteristic of order. Thus we see the four steps in the evolution: feudalism, absolute monarchy… CONTINUE READING

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