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Here are entered works on rule by a monarch with absolute, unlimited power. Works on government by a non-monarchical ruler with absolute, unlimited power are entered under Dictatorship.

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  • Absolutism
  • Autocracy
  • Tyranny
Filed under: Despotism Filed under: Despotism -- Early works to 1800Filed under: Despotism -- FictionFiled under: Despotism -- France Filed under: Despotism -- France -- History -- 17th centuryFiled under: Despotism -- Periodicals

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Filed under: Dictatorship Filed under: Dictatorship -- Burma Filed under: Dictatorship -- Chile -- History -- 20th centuryFiled under: Dictatorship -- Fiction Filed under: Totalitarianism Filed under: Totalitarianism -- FictionFiled under: Communism

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