A Short History of Europe, 1600-1815 / Edition 1

A Short History of Europe, 1600-1815 / Edition 1

by Lisa Rosner, John Theibault
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765603284

ISBN-13: 9780765603289

Pub. Date: 08/31/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A concise survey that introduces readers to the people, ideas, and conflicts in European history from the Thirty Years' War to the Napoleonic Era. The authors draw on gender studies, environmental history, anthropology and cultural history to frame the essential argument of the work.  See more details below

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A concise survey that introduces readers to the people, ideas, and conflicts in European history from the Thirty Years' War to the Napoleonic Era. The authors draw on gender studies, environmental history, anthropology and cultural history to frame the essential argument of the work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765603289
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/31/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
490,421
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction: Sad Stories of the Death of Kings1
Pt. Ica. 1600-16607
Ch. 2The European World in 16009
Ch. 3A Society of Localities30
Ch. 4The Mental Universe52
Ch. 5Politics or Religion? The Thirty Years' War73
Ch. 6Who Should Rule in England?96
Pt. IIca. 1660-1720121
Ch. 7Louis XIV and Absolute Monarchy123
Ch. 8The Arts in the Age of the Baroque146
Ch. 9Trade, War, and Monarchy in the Seventeenth Century167
Ch. 10Europe Overseas189
Ch. 11The Pursuit of Truth209
Pt. IIIca. 1730-1790227
Ch. 12Public Sphere and Private Lives229
Ch. 13Enlightenment: Reason, Nature, and Progress250
Ch. 14Enlightenment in National Context269
Ch. 15Enlightened Absolution287
Ch. 16A Consumer Society305
Pt. IVca. 1790-1815329
Ch. 17The Reform of France331
Ch. 18Turns of Fortune's Wheel: France, 1789-1795352
Ch. 19Napoleon and the Export of the French Revolution378
Glossary403
Notes409
Index423
About the Authors451

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