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Early Modern Europe: An Oxford History
by Euan Cameron
The contributors to Early Modern Europe set out to convey the feel of the changes in life, beyond the raw historical data. Their chapters are extensively illustrated with carefully chosen images which complement the text. The book considers the evolving economy and society - the basic facts of life for the majority of Europe's people. It shows how the religious and intelle ...more
Hardcover, 440 pages
Published April 8th 1999 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published February 25th 1999)
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I read the first half of this book, which is all I needed for my project, so I'm counting it as "read." This book includes essays by different authors covering various topics about the Early Modern Era such as economics, law, social hierarchies, etc. Not a bad read for the curious, but one should really pick a different book if one wishes to explore a particular subject from this period more in-depth,
This is a thorough survey of the early modern period. Each chapter is written by a different historian, which means the tone varies. Some chapters are more compelling than others, and in some bias is more noticeable than others. Overall it is detailed and professional. I'm taking a class on the subject next semester and I feel this was a good prep for it.