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Lectures on modern history

Author: John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Baron; John Neville Figgis; Reginald Vere Laurence
Publisher: London : Macmillan and Co. ; New York : The Macmillan Co., 1906.
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Acton, John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, Baron, 1834-1902.
Lectures on modern history.
London, Macmillan and Co.; New York, The Macmillan Co., 1906
(OCoLC)570168383
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Baron; John Neville Figgis; Reginald Vere Laurence
OCLC Number: 385171
Notes: "First edition. September 1906."
"The Lectures on modern history were delivered by Lord Acton in his ordinary course as professor in the academical years 1899-1900 and 1900-01. The inaugural lecture on the study of history, here reprinted, was delivered on June 11, 1895"--Preface.
Description: xix, 362 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Inaugural lecture on the study of history --
Beginning of the modern state --
The new world --
The Renaissance --
Luther --
The Counter-Reformation --
Calvin and Henry VIII --
Philip II, Mary Stuart, and Elizabeth --
The Huguenots and the League --
Henry the Fourth and Richelieu --
The Thirty Years' War --
The Puritan Revolution --
The rise of the Whigs --
The English Revolution --
Lewis XIV --
The War of the Spanish Succession --
The Hanoverian settlement --
Peter the Great and the rise of Prussia --
Frederic the Great --
The American Revolution.
Responsibility: by the late Right Hon. John Emerich Edward, first baron Acton ... ed. with an introduction by John Neville Figgis ... and Reginald Vere Laurence ...

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