Early Modern Europe, 1450–1789 (3rd Edition)

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Publication Date 2022
ISBN 9781009160797
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Covering European history from the invention of the printing press to the French Revolution, the third edition of this textbook is thoroughly updated with new scholarship and an emphasis on environmental history, travel and migration, race and cultural blending, and the circulation of goods and knowledge. Summaries, timelines, maps, illustrations, and discussion questions illuminate the narrative and support the reader

Enhanced online content and sections on sources and methodology give readers the tools they need to study early modern European history. The author balances breadth and depth of coverage to create a strong narrative, paying particular attention to the global context of European developments. She integrates discussion of gender, class, regional, and ethnic differences across the entirety of Europe and its overseas colonies as well as the economic, political, religious, and cultural history of the period.

Table of Contents:

  • Introduction
  • Part I
    • Europe in the world of 1450
    • Individuals in society, 1450–1600
    • Politics and power, 1450–1600
    • Cultural and intellectual life, 1450–1600
    • Religious reform and consolidation, 1450–1600
    • Economics and the environment, 1450–1600
    • Europe in the world, 1450–1600
  • Part II
    • Individuals in society, 1600–1789
    • Politics and power, 1600–1789
    • Cultural and intellectual life, 1600–1789
    • Religious consolidation and renewal, 1600–1789
    • Economics and the environment, 1600–1789
    • Europe in the world, 1600–1789
Source Link https://doi.org/10.1017/9781009160797
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