The Making of Modern Europe, 1648-1780

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Routledge, 1985 - History - 647 pages
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In 1640 Europe was a term without precise political significance. In the ensuing years the idea of Europe came to mean more. The Making of Modern Europe 1648-1780 is a thoroughly comprehensive account of this period. It:
* traces the evolution of the developing society
* presents detailed studies of the people, their environment, attitudes and beliefs
* examines economic aspects
* focuses on the growth of states
* addressses issues of politics, war and diplomacy
* includes chapters on religion, intellectualism and science
The work provides an excellent basis for the study of seventeenth and eighteenth-century European history.

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Roger Ellis is the author of the last volume in the Who's Who in British History series and an editor of Winston Churchill's "History of the English Speaking Peoples,"Geoffrey Treasure is a contributor to the "Encyclopedia Britannica "on Europe and the Enlightenment, the "New Dictionary of National Biography, "and the general editor of the eight-volume Who's Who in British History series. Lord Butler served Wilson and Heath as Private Secretary, and Thatcher, Major, and Blair as Cabinet Secretary.

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