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Seventeenth-Century Europe: State, Conflict and Social Order in Europe 1598-1700 (Palgrave History of Europe)

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This is a fully-revised edition of a well-established synthesis of the period from the Thirty Years War to the consolidation of absolute monarchy and the landowning society of the ancient régime. Thematically organized, the book covers all of Europe, from Britain and Scandinavia to Spain and Eastern Europe. Important new material has been added on the Ottomans, on Christia
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Paperback, Second Edition, 528 pages
Published September 3rd 2005 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 1st 1990)
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This is an important, of excellent quality, academically impeccable, and deeply researched textbook about the 17th century in Europe.
This book is thematically organized, with a strong focus on social and political structures and also on economic, religious, military, demographic and cultural developments. Aspects like social and geographic mobility, wealth distribution and taxation policies, domestic and international trading patterns, the relationship between the consolidating absolutist monar
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