The Eighteenth Century: Europe 1688-1815 / Edition 1

The Eighteenth Century: Europe 1688-1815 / Edition 1

by T. C. W. Blanning
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0198731205

ISBN-13: 9780198731207

Pub. Date: 08/10/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The eighteenth century was a time of expansion, forming the hinge between the old world and the new for, by its end, change was not only detectable, it was also seen to be irreversible.

These specially commissioned chapters, written by experts in the field, address all the major issues in Europe's political, economic, religious, cultural, and international

Overview

The eighteenth century was a time of expansion, forming the hinge between the old world and the new for, by its end, change was not only detectable, it was also seen to be irreversible.

These specially commissioned chapters, written by experts in the field, address all the major issues in Europe's political, economic, religious, cultural, and international history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198731207
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/10/2000
Series:
Short Oxford History of Europe Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Introduction: The Beneficiaries and Casualties of Expansion,, T.C.W. Blanning
Politics and the State in Eighteenth Century Europe, Julian Swann
Orders and Classes: Eighteenth Century Society Under Pressure, Christof Dipper
The European Economy in the Eighteenth Century, Sheilagh Ogilvie
Religion and Culture, Derek Beales
International Rivalry and Warfare, John Lynn
Europe and the Rest of the World, P.J. Marshall
Conclusion: The French Revolution and Beyond, T.C.W. Blanning
Further Reading
Chronology
Maps
Index

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