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

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Routledge, Mar 26, 2015 - History - 288 pages
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A concise survey that introduces readers to the people, ideas, and conflicts in European history from the Thirty Years' War to the Napoleonic Era. The authors draw on gender studies, environmental history, anthropology and cultural history to frame the essential argument of the work.
 

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The European World in 1600
A Society of Localities
The Mental Universe
Politics or Religion? The Thirty Years
Who Should Rule in England?
Louis XIV and Absolute Monarchy
The Arts in the Age of the Baroque
Europe Overseas
The Pursuit of Truth
Public Sphere and Private Lives
Chapter Fourteen Chapter Fifteen Chapter Sixteen Enlightenment Reason Nature and Progress
Chapter Eighteen Chapter Nineteen The Reform of France
Glossary
Notes
Index

Trade War and Monarchy in the Seventeenth

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Richard Stockton College

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