The Allgemeines Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch für die gesamten Deutschen Erbländer der österreichischen Monarchie (ABGB; “General civil code for all hereditary German territories of the Austrian monarchy”) was created during the reforms inaugurated by enlightened absolutism, which fused the so-called “hereditary German territories” (“Deusche Erbländer”) of the Habsburg monarchy into a single state with a uniform administrative …
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“Allgemeines Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch”, in:
Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Executive editor of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy.
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