Europe in the Sixteenth Century / Edition 1

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Overview

Assuming no prior knowledge of the period, this engaging narrative history introduces readers to the central features and main developments of sixteenth-century Europe.

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"Europe in the Sixteenth Century offers an excellent introduction to the complexities of the sixteenth century and deserves a place on the bookshelf of every library and any student." –Reformation
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780631207047
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/28/2002
  • Series: Blackwell History of Europe Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 6.05 (w) x 9.05 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Pettegree is Professor of Modern History at the University of St Andrew's and Director of the St Andrew's Reformation Studies Institute. He has published widely on sixteenth-century history, the English and European Reformations, and the history of the Book, including most recently a survey of The Reformation World (2000).

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements.

Table of Contents.

List of Maps and Tables.

List of Illustrations.

1. Time and Space: Living in Sixteenth-Century Europe.

2. Europe in 1500: Political Organization.

3. The Struggle for Italy.

4. The Winds of Change.

5. The Reformation.

6. Charles V and the Defense of Catholic Europe.

7. The Age of Religious War.

8. The French Wars of Religion.

9. The Dutch Revolt.

10. The Making of Protestant Britain.

11. Philip II and the Resolution of the Reformation Conflict.

12. New Worlds.

13. Eastern Europe.

14. Culture.

15. Europe in 1600.

Appendix: List of Major Rulers.

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