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Early modern Europe, 1500-1789

Author: H G Koenigsberger
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2014, ©1987.
Series: Silver library.
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Since its publication in 1987 early Modern Europe (1500 - 1789) has become a bestselling, well-loved classic. Opening at the climax of the Renaissance - when an educated, city-based laity began to bring their special demands and sensibilities to bear on earlier traditions the book chronicles the dawning of a new age on the continent.Combining the freshness of an interpretive essay with the breadth of wide-ranging  Read more...
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Koenigsberger, H.G. (Helmut Georg).
Early modern Europe, 1500-1789.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2014, ©1987
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H G Koenigsberger
ISBN: 9781317875901 1317875907 1306882885 9781306882880 9781315838113 1315838117
OCLC Number: 881571628
Notes: Originally published: 1987 by Pearson Education Limited.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations.
Contents: Ch. 1. From Medieval to modern Europe --
ch. 2. Expansion and Reformation 1500-1600 --
ch. 3. Counter-Reformation and crisis 1560-1600 --
ch. 4. The age of Louis XIV and the balance of power 1660-1750 --
ch. 5. Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment 1500-1750 --
ch. 6. Before the Revolution.
Series Title: Silver library.
Responsibility: H.G. Koenigsberger.

Abstract:

Since its publication in 1987 early Modern Europe (1500 - 1789) has become a bestselling, well-loved classic. Opening at the climax of the Renaissance - when an educated, city-based laity began to bring their special demands and sensibilities to bear on earlier traditions the book chronicles the dawning of a new age on the continent.Combining the freshness of an interpretive essay with the breadth of wide-ranging historical synthesis, Koenigsberger paints a detailed picture of the Reformation and its significance as increasingly powerful nations began to intrude on their subjects' public and p.
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