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Civil servants, training of
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1. State – administration – civil servants: Basics

With the emergence of the modern state and the concomitant development of a professional government, office-holders attracted more attention, since exercise of sovereignty based on general norms was possible only if an appropriately qualified civil service organized and supervised their implementation (Civil servant). Until ar…

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Bruning, Jens, “Civil servants, training of”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 01 March 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_017423>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20160907

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