The Making of the Habsburg Monarchy, 1550-1700

The Making of the Habsburg Monarchy, 1550-1700 : An Interpretation

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 556 pages
  • 139 x 219 x 31mm | 738g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0198730853
  • 9780198730859
  • 2,700,471

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the most significant contribution in any language to the history of early modern Austrian Habsburgs. * The Times Higher Education Supplement *
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