Early Modern Europe: Issues and Interpretations

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James B. Collins, Karen L. Taylor
Wiley, Sep 30, 2005 - History - 480 pages
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This reader brings together original and influential recent work in the field of early modern European history.

  • Provides a thought-provoking overview of current thinking on this period.
  • Key themes include evolving early-modern identities; changes in religion and cultural life; the revolution of the mind; roles of women in early-modern societies; the rise of the modern state; and Europe and the new world system
  • Incorporates new scholarship on Eastern and Central Europe.
  • Includes an article translated into English for the first time.

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James B. Collins is Professor of History at Georgetown University, and Chair of the History Department.


Karen L. Taylor is Lecturer in History at Georgetown University.

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