A Short History of Europe, 1600-1815: Search for a Reasonable World

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  • ISBN-13: 9780765630896
  • Publisher: Sharpe, M. E. Inc.
  • Publication date: 10/19/2000
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eTextbook
  • Pages: 461
  • File size: 59 MB
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1 Introduction: Sad Stories of the Death of Kings 1
Pt. I ca. 1600-1660 7
Ch. 2 The European World in 1600 9
Ch. 3 A Society of Localities 30
Ch. 4 The Mental Universe 52
Ch. 5 Politics or Religion? The Thirty Years' War 73
Ch. 6 Who Should Rule in England? 96
Pt. II ca. 1660-1720 121
Ch. 7 Louis XIV and Absolute Monarchy 123
Ch. 8 The Arts in the Age of the Baroque 146
Ch. 9 Trade, War, and Monarchy in the Seventeenth Century 167
Ch. 10 Europe Overseas 189
Ch. 11 The Pursuit of Truth 209
Pt. III ca. 1730-1790 227
Ch. 12 Public Sphere and Private Lives 229
Ch. 13 Enlightenment: Reason, Nature, and Progress 250
Ch. 14 Enlightenment in National Context 269
Ch. 15 Enlightened Absolution 287
Ch. 16 A Consumer Society 305
Pt. IV ca. 1790-1815 329
Ch. 17 The Reform of France 331
Ch. 18 Turns of Fortune's Wheel: France, 1789-1795 352
Ch. 19 Napoleon and the Export of the French Revolution 378
Glossary 403
Notes 409
Index 423
About the Authors 451
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