The age of the absolutism. In: History of the Civilization Occidental person 43ed. So Paulo: Publishing company Globe, 2005. pp.425-451 vol.2. The first edition of ‘ ‘ history of the civilization ocidental’ ‘ of Burns it appeared in 1941.

Some times had been reviewed since then, the workmanship was remained as one of the texts most popular and widely used in colleges and university until today. Burns was one illustrates professor and a serious researcher, more pleasant and without I make rancio, faleceu in 1972. To characterize a historical moment, we must analyze incorporating it a context in fact. ‘ ‘ The Age of the Absolutismo’ ‘ to know: system where the authority of the governor is absolute (Dermival rivers, dictionary of the student. ed. Brazil s/a) did not run away the constatao. Author Edward Burns, approaches the filament historical that takes to the state absolutist.

‘ ‘ For the birth of the modern civilization; in the course of centuries XIV and XV the power of the medieval national monarchies had been gradually rank to the test for the uprisings of the end of the Mdia’ Age; ‘. Nelson Pilett – History and Integrated life – also approaches the absolutism with sequel of a behavior politician. ‘ ‘ with the disaggregation of the Roman Empire Occidental person, the kings exerted, mainly, military functions and politics. Without fulfilling activities administrative, the king had its powers limited for the action of the feudal nobility, that for being you of the land controlled in fact the power ‘ ‘ We can for thus dissertar that the end of the spalling of being able characterized the absolutism, regimen politician who defended the total power in the hand Dos Reis. Where it approached feudal King, Bourgeoisie and noblemen to the government control and that each one of this age moved for its proper interests; here it is the differential of the monarchy absolutist for the absolutism and or totalitarianism.