ISBN-10:
0198730233
ISBN-13:
9780198730231
Pub. Date:
01/28/1992
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
The European Dynastic States, 1494-1660 / Edition 1

The European Dynastic States, 1494-1660 / Edition 1

by Richard Bonney
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ISBN-13: 9780198730231
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/28/1992
Series: Short Oxford History of the Modern World Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 696
Product dimensions: 9.13(w) x 6.13(h) x 1.46(d)
Lexile: 1460L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Lists of Maps and Tables
xiv(1)
Chronology xv(16)
Lists of the Main European Rulers xxxi
1. Religious Divisions in Early Modern Europe
1(78)
1.1 The False Dawn: Attempts at Reform within a United Catholic Church
2(13)
1.2 The Lutheran Message and Its Opponents, 1517-1546
15(14)
1.3 The Spread of the Early Reformation
29(14)
1.4 Calvin and the Spread of 'Reformed Protestantism'
43(13)
1.5 The Counter-Reformation
56(23)
PART ONE THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE EUROPEAN DYNASTIC STATES 79(226)
2. Europe in the Age of the Italian Wars, 1494-1559
79(52)
2.1 The Expansion of France, 1494-1515
80(8)
2.2 The Opponents of French Expansion: Ferdinand of Aragon and Maximilian of Habsburg
88(11)
2.3 The Reign of Francis I of France, 1515-1547
99(10)
2.4 The Ascendancy of Charles V
109(15)
2.5 The Last Phase of the Valois-Habsburg Struggle
124(7)
3. Europe in the Age of the Wars of Religion, 1559-1618
131(57)
3.1 The Reign of Philip II
131(14)
3.2 The Civil Wars in the Low Countries
145(18)
3.3 The French Wars of Religion
163(16)
3.4 The New Threat to Peace, 1598-1618
179(9)
4. The Struggle for European Hegemony, 1618-1660
188(54)
4.1 The Thirty Years' War: the Holy Roman Empire and the Austrian Habsburg Hereditary Lands, 1618-1648
188(15)
4.2 The Conflict between the Dutch Republic and Spain, 1621-1648
203(11)
4.3 The Survival of Spanish Habsburg Power, 1598-1665
214(10)
4.4 The Resurgence of France, 1610-1661
224(18)
5. The Outsiders of Europe
242(63)
5.1 Denmark and Sweden: the Struggle for Baltic Supremacy
243(13)
5.2 Poland-Lithuania and Sweden: Imperial Conflict and Dynastic Struggle
256(16)
5.3 Muscovy and Poland-Lithuania: the Attempted 'Gathering of the Russian Lands'
272(13)
5.4 Ottoman Supremacy in South-East Europe and the Middle East
285(20)
PART TWO THE STRUCTURE OF THE EUROPEAN DYNASTIC STATES 305(227)
6. The Rise of European Absolutism
305(56)
6.1 European Political Thought
306(10)
6.2 The Ruler and His Parliaments
316(14)
6.3 Royal Administration
330(15)
6.4 The State and Military Revolution
345(7)
6.5 The State and Financial Revolution
352(9)
7. Population and Social Structure
361(56)
7.1 The People of Europe
363(12)
7.2 Agrarian Society
375(12)
7.3 Agrarian Rebellion
387(10)
7.4 Urban Society
397(10)
7.5 Urban Revolt
407(10)
8. The European Economy
417(57)
8.1 The 'Tyranny of Gold and Silver'
418(6)
8.2 The European Price Revolution
424(5)
8.3 Merchant Banking and the Mechanisms of International Payments
429(9)
8.4 The Struggle for European Commercial Primacy in the Old World and the New
438(16)
8.5 Constraints on the Growth of Capitalism
454(20)
9. Court, Culture and Community
474(50)
9.1 The Nature and Development of Court Patronage
474(12)
9.2 The Iconography and Propaganda of Power
486(8)
9.3 Popular Literature and Folk Custom
494(8)
9.4 The New Crime of Witchcraft
502(10)
9.5 The Rise of European Rationalism
512(12)
10. Conclusion: the European Dynastic States
524(8)
Maps
532(10)
Sources for Quotations 542(30)
Guide to Further Reading 572(27)
Index 599

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