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Title Europe, 1600-1789 / Anthony F. Upton.
Publisher London : Arnold
New York : Oxford University Press
Creation Date 2001
Content The European world of the seventeenth century -- The first European war -- The origins of the modern state : the absolutist route -- The origins of the modern state : alternative routes -- Towards 'absolutism' : variations round a theme -- The evolution of the British state : a different model -- Developments on the north-eastern periphery -- The second European war, 1660-1721 -- Changing mentalities -- Change in the economy and society -- Social change -- A new search for political stability -- The stabilization of the north-eastern borderlands -- The European power game, 1715-1740 -- The last European war of th Ancien Régime, 1740-1763 -- The enlightenment -- Enlightened despotism : the enlightenment in action -- The Big Three and Scandinavia -- Alternative models -- The French time bomb -- Conclusion : Europe in 1789.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-420) and index.
Series The Arnold history of Europe
Format x, 437 pages : maps
24 cm.
Language English
Identifier ISBN0340663383 (pbk.)
ISBN9780340663387 (pbk.)
System Number 990036762670205171

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