Early Modern Europe: An Oxford History / Edition 1

Early Modern Europe: An Oxford History / Edition 1

by Euan Cameron
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0198205287

ISBN-13: 9780198205289

Pub. Date: 04/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The time from 1500 to 1800 was a period of truly remarkable political and intellectual upheaval. In this authoritative book, 11 leading historians examine different aspects of politics, religion, culture, and daily life, putting together a convincing picture of Europe as it moved from the darkness to the light. 70 illustrations.

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The time from 1500 to 1800 was a period of truly remarkable political and intellectual upheaval. In this authoritative book, 11 leading historians examine different aspects of politics, religion, culture, and daily life, putting together a convincing picture of Europe as it moved from the darkness to the light. 70 illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198205289
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Pages:
440
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.20(d)
Lexile:
1410L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors, List of Illustrations
Editor's Introduction
Editor's Acknowledgements
Prologue: Europe and the World Around, Anthony R. D. Pagden
I: THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY c.1500-c.1618
1. The Conditions of Life for the Masses, Alison Rowlands
2. The Power of the Word: Renaissance and Reformation, Euan Cameron
3. War, Religion, and the State, Steven J. Gunn
II: 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
III: THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY c.1715-1789
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
Further Reading
Illustration Sources
Index

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