The Making of the Habsburg Monarchy, 1550-1700: An Interpretation
This book examines and accounts for the emergence of a powerful Habsburg state in central Europe during the 16th and 17th centuries. Charting the transformation of the Habsburg lands from a casual juxtaposition of territories into a major and reasonably stable commonwealth, Evans examines the social and economic changes brought about by the Counter-Reformation, the interaction between regions and central government, and the intellectual evolution from the Renaissance to the Baroque.
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Prophecy and Gnosis: Apocalypticism in the Wake of the Lutheran Reformation
Robin Bruce Barnes
No preview available - 1988