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The Western European Powers, 1500-1700 : Studies in the Uses of Historical Evidence - Charles H. Carter

The Western European Powers, 1500-1700

Studies in the Uses of Historical Evidence

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Published: 27th December 1976
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The modern diplomatic system, originating in Italy, spread rapidly over the rest of Europe around 1500. For 'history' this had a two-fold result: an enormous amount of historical documentation produced by the new diplomatic machinery, and a vastly important new area for historical study - the relations of modern states with each other. Two large, overlapping bodies of historical materials are thus the subject of this volume: documents of diplomatic origin, which might be about anything and in fact are important sources for political, economic and other kinds of history besides diplomatic; and the sources essential for writing diplomatic history, which include types that are neither manuscript in form nor even documentary in nature.

The Subject and the Sources
Archival Materials
Archives and Archival Collections: Central Repositories
Published Documents
Contemporary Publications
Code, Cypher and Security
Research in the Diplomatic Sources
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ISBN: 9780521291552
ISBN-10: 0521291550
Series: Sources of History
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 348
Published: 27th December 1976
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.44