The Cambridge Modern History, Volume 5

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The University Press, 1908 - History, Modern
 

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Contents

Cultivation and immigration
645
Battle of Fehrbellin
651
The Great Elector and William of Orange
654
Aspirations of Frederick III
660
and the Grand Alliance
666
Results of his reign
672
Political disturbances Discovery of gold
678
Loss of the Spanish monopoly French colonisation in North
684
System of colonial government
690
CHAPTER XXIII
706
Development of Mechanics
712
Leibniz and Newton
718
Human Anatomy Vesalius
724
Physiology Harveys predecessors
725
The iatrochemical and iatrophysical schools
731
Systematic Zoology and Comparative Anatomy
737
Attempts at religious Reunion Intolerance
743
Stillingfleets Irenicon
749
Lodenstein and Labadie
755
Dippel and German Pietistic Literature
761
The Foreign Policy of Louis XIV 166197 77144
771
French Seventeenth Century Literature and
775
European Influenci 7759
780
V IX England under Charles II and James II 166087 78698
786
The Literature of the English Restoration in cluding Milton 799808
799
The administrations of John de Witt and William of Orange 165188 80914
809
The AngloDutch Wars 8158
815
The Revolution and the Revolution Settlement in Great Britain 81937
819
Toleration in England 8389
838
Austria Poland and Turkey 8405
842
The Treaties of Partition and the Spanish Suc cession 8469
846
The War of the Spanish Succession 8506
850
Party Government under Queen Anne 85760
857
Russia before Peter the Great 14771682 86171
861
Peter the Great and his Pupils 16891730 8725
872
The Scandinavian Kingdoms 8769
876
Charles XII and the Great Northern War 1697 1
880
The origin of the Prussian Monarchy The Great Elector and the First Prussian King 88394
883
The Colonies and India 895902
895
European Science in the Seventeenth and earlier years of the Eighteenth Centuries 90310
903
Latitudinarianism and Pietism 9117
911
CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF LEADING EVENTS 91827
918
INDEX
929
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