The Age of Religious Wars, 1559-1715

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Norton, 1979 - History - 322 pages
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The individual volumes interlock to form a continuous narrative, but each volume also stands alone as a distinctive study of a major period of European history. Emphasis is placed on trends rather than isolated facts and on meaning and process in history. Where standard views are dated or inadequate, the authors do not hesitate to advance fresh interpretations. the result is history on a broad scale that measures up to the demands of current scholarship.

The Volumes in the Norton History of Modern Europe are striking in the quality of their illustrations and maps. New Sources have been drawn upon for engravings and halftones from contemporary documents and works of art; unusually clear maps have been prepared by the cartographer Harold K. Faye.

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User Review  - kencf0618 - LibraryThing

Variations on a theme. Whether or not you accept Huntington's thesis of the so-called "Clash of Civilizations," it behoves us to remember that before the Treaty of Westphalia established the nation ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alexandra Bartkoske - Goodreads

I had to read this book for an AP Euro summer assignment, and I can honestly say that this is by far the most boring book I have ever read. Don't get me wrong, I love history, but The Age of Religious ... Read full review

About the author (1979)

Richard S. Dunn is Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor Emeritus of American History at the University of Pennsylvania. Among his publications are"Sugar and Slaves" in 1972; "The Papers of William Penn", edited with Mary Maples Dunn, in four volumes published in 1981 1987; and "The Journal of John Winthrop", edited with Laetitia Yeandle, published in 1996. He also designed the McNeil Center for Early American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and was its founding director.

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