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Empire, war and faith in early modern Europe

Author: Geoffrey Parker
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2003.
Series: History
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The essays in this work touch on themes as various as Philip II's global strategy, treason in Elizabethan England, the "etiquette of atrocity" in early modern warfare, and the politics of the early  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey Parker
ISBN: 0140297898 9780140297898
OCLC Number: 51272325
Notes: Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2002.
Description: 432 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: PART I --
PHILIP II: THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH --1. David or Goliath? Philip II and His World in the --
I58os I6 --
2. Of Providence and Protestant Winds: The Spanish --
Armada of I588 and the Dutch Armada of 688 39--
3. Treason and Plot in Elizabethan Diplomacy: The --
'Fame of Sir Edward Stafford' Reconsidered 67 --
4. Philip II, Maps and Power 96 --PART II THE CENTURY OF THE SOLDIER --
5. The Treaty of Lyon (60o) and the Spanish Road 2z6 --
6. TheEtiquette of Atrocity: The Laws of War in Early --
Modern Europe 143 --
7. The 'Military Revolution' in Seventeenth-century --
Ireland I69 --
8. The Artillery Fortress as an Engine of European --
Overseas Expansion, 1480-1750 I92 --PART III SIN, SALVATION AND SUCCESS DENIED --
9. Success and Failure during the First Century of the --
Reformation 222 --
10. The 'Kirk by Law Established' and the --
'Taming of Scotland': St Andrews, 1 559-1600 253 --
Appendix: The Disciplinary Work of the--
St Andrews Kirk-session, 1573-I 600 283 --
Notes 288 --
Text acknowledgements 399 --
Index 400.
Series Title: History
Responsibility: Geoffrey Parker.

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