The dynastic centre and the provinces : agents and interactions / edited by Jeroen Duindam and Sabine Dabringhaus.
"Maintaining the connections between the dynastic court and the provinces was a major challenge for pre-modern governments. The allegiance of governors shifted easily from the centre to the provinces. Ritual and festive occasions, equally important to generate cohesion, were rarely shaped wholl...
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