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Titel: The Royal Touch: Sacred Monarchy and ...
Verlag: Routledge & Kegan Paul PLC, UK
Zustand: Near Fine
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine
Auflage: 1st Edition.
Art des Buches: Book
Hardcover edition, in unclipped dust jacket. Old owner's initials neatly to front endpaper. Mild toning to endpapers. Otherwise clean, tight and unmarked. Very neat -- a sound and handsome copy! Size: 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 50163gh
First published in English in 1973, The Royal Touch explores the supernatural character that was long attributed to royal power. Throughout history, both France and England claimed to hold kings with healing powers who, by their touch, could cure people from all strands of society from illness and disease. Indeed, the idea of royalty as something miraculous and sacred was common to the whole of Western Europe. Using the work of both professional scholars and of doctors, this work stands as a contribution to the political history of Europe.
Sprache: Text: English, French (translation)
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