Early modern Europe : an Oxford history /

"The contributors to Early Modern Europe set out to convey the feel of the changes in life, beyond the raw historical data. Their chapters are extensively illustrated with carefully chosen images which complement the text. The book considers the evolving economy and society - the basic facts of...

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Other Authors: Cameron, Euan (Editor)
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Language:English
Published:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
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Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: Europe and the World Around / Anthony Pagden
  • The Sixteenth Century, c.1500-c.1618
  • 1. The Conditions of Life for the Masses / Alison Rowlands
  • 2. The Power of the World: Renaissance and Reformation / Euan Cameron
  • 3. War, Religion, and the State / Steven Gunn
  • The Seventeenth Century, c.1618-c.1715
  • 4. Colonies, Enterprises, and Wealth: the Economies of Europe and the Wider World / R. A. Houston
  • 5. Embattled Faiths: Religion and Natural Philosophy / Robin Briggs
  • 6. Warfare, Crisis, and Absolutism / Jeremy Black
  • The Eighteenth Century, c.1715-c.1789
  • 7. A Widening Market in Consumer Goods / James C. Riley
  • 8. The Enlightenment / Norman Hampson
  • 9. Europe Turns East: Political Developments / H. M. Scott
  • Epilogue: The Old Order transformed 1789-1815 / T. C. W. Blanning

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