Seventeenth-Century Europe / Edition 2

Seventeenth-Century Europe / Edition 2

by Thomas Munck
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1403936196

ISBN-13: 9781403936196

Pub. Date: 09/01/2005

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This is a fully-revised edition of a well-established synthesis of the period from the Thirty Years War to the consolidation of absolute monarchy and the landowning society of the ancient régime. Thematically organized, the book covers all of Europe, from Britain and Scandinavia to Spain and Eastern Europe. Important new material has been added on the

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This is a fully-revised edition of a well-established synthesis of the period from the Thirty Years War to the consolidation of absolute monarchy and the landowning society of the ancient régime. Thematically organized, the book covers all of Europe, from Britain and Scandinavia to Spain and Eastern Europe. Important new material has been added on the Ottomans, on Christian-Muslem contacts and on the role of women, and the text has been thoroughly updated to take account of recent research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403936196
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/01/2005
Series:
Palgrave History of Europe Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
532
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Chronology of Main Events 1598-1700
• Acknowledgements
• Introduction
• Maps
• The Thirty Years War in the German Lands
• Government in Wartime Europe
• The Framework of Life
• Enterprise and Profit
• The Structure of Society: Nobility, Office-Holders and the Rich
• The Structure of Society: Urban Life
• Provincial Revolts, Civil Wars and Crises in Mid-century Europe
• The Structure of Society: Peasant and Seigneur
• Beliefs, Mentalités, Knowledge and the Printed Text
• The Arts, the Value of Creativity and the Cost of Appearances
• Absolute Monarchy and the Return of Order After 1660
• Power and State-Sponsored Violence in the Later Seventeenth Century
• Conclusions
• Notes
• Further Reading
• Index

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