Europe in the Sixteenth Century
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BeschreibungAssuming no prior knowledge of the period, this engaging narrative history introduces readers to the central features and main developments of sixteenth-century Europe.
InhaltsverzeichnisAcknowledgements. Table of Contents. List of Maps and Tables. List of Illustrations. 1. Time and Space: Living in Sixteenth-Century Europe. 2. Europe in 1500: Political Organization. 3. The Struggle for Italy. 4. The Winds of Change. 5. The Reformation. 6. Charles V and the Defense of Catholic Europe. 7. The Age of Religious War. 8. The French Wars of Religion. 9. The Dutch Revolt. 10. The Making of Protestant Britain. 11. Philip II and the Resolution of the Reformation Conflict. 12. New Worlds. 13. Eastern Europe. 14. Culture. 15. Europe in 1600. Appendix: List of Major Rulers.
PortraitAndrew Pettegree is Professor of Modern History at the University of St Andrew's and Director of the St Andrew's Reformation Studies Institute. He has published widely on sixteenth-century history, the English and European Reformations, and the history of the Book, including most recently a survey of The Reformation World (2000).
Pressestimmen"Andrew Pettegree is one of the most eloquent and perceptive historians working on early-modern European history, and this work is evidence of that." C. Scott Dixon, The Queen's University of Belfast "Europe in the Sixteenth Century offers an excellent introduction to the complexities of the sixteenth century and deserves a place on the bookshelf of every library and any student." Reformation
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BLACKWELL PUBL
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2002
Seitenanzahl: 392 Seiten