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Aspects of European History 1494-1789 : Studies in Culture and Communication - Stephen J. Lee

Aspects of European History 1494-1789

Studies in Culture and Communication

Paperback Published: 19th July 1984
ISBN: 9780415027847
Number Of Pages: 324

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Lee's book takes an analytical approach to a wide range of topics in early modern European history, from the Renaissance to the French Revolution, showing a variety of methods that can be used to present a theme or argument in an essay or exam.

By the Same Authorp. ii
Introductionp. vii
Renaissance Humanismp. 1
The Background to the Reformationp. 10
Political Factors in the Spread of Lutheranism in Germany Between 1517 and 1555p. 18
The Spread and Significance of Calvinismp. 25
Calvinism and the Jesuitsp. 32
The Counter Reformationp. 40
The Political Development of Spain 1474-1598p. 47
The Italian Wars and the Habsburg-Valois Struggle 1494-1559p. 54
The Foreign Policy of Philip IIp. 61
The Development of the Ottoman Empire to 1566p. 70
The Beginnings of Ottoman Decline 1566-1699p. 77
European Population Growth 1500-1800p. 85
The Holy Roman Empire 1493-1618p. 92
Issues Involved in the Thirty Years' Warp. 101
The Effects of the Thirty Years' War on Germanyp. 110
The Significance of the Treaty of Westphaliap. 117
The Spanish and Portuguese Empiresp. 124
The Impact of the Spanish Empire on Spain's Economy in the Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuriesp. 133
Sweden as a Major Power 1611-1721p. 139
The Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Centuryp. 146
France During the Administration of Cardinal Richelieup. 153
France Under Louis XIVp. 162
French Foreign Policy in the Seventeenth Centuryp. 170
The Reforms of the Great Electorp. 179
The Growth of the Prussian Bureaucracy in the Eighteenth Centuryp. 184
Prussian Foreign Policy 1740-1786p. 191
The Reforms of Peter the Greatp. 203
Russia Under Catherine the Greatp. 213
Russian Foreign Policy in the Eighteenth Centuryp. 220
Austria Under Maria Theresap. 231
Austria Under Joseph IIp. 240
The Age of Reasonp. 250
Enlightened Despotism: a General Surveyp. 258
France Under the Regency and Cardinal Fleury 1715-1743p. 267
France Under Louis XV and Louis XVIp. 273
French Foreign Policy in the Eighteenth Centuryp. 280
The Origins of the French Revolutionp. 288
Notesp. 296
Bibliographyp. 305
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ISBN: 9780415027847
ISBN-10: 0415027845
Series: Studies in Culture and Communication
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 19th July 1984
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.29 x 13.11  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.32
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition