Europe 1450 to 1789: Popular culture to Switzerland
Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004 - 566 pages
Explores European history from 1450-1789, from the print revolution to the French Revolution. Includes over 1,100 articles written by eminent scholars covering major topics in art, government, and education as well as providing biographical entries on key figures of the period. Also covers topics specific to the era, such as apocalypticism, guilds, food riots, royal mistresses and lovers, the Spanish Inquisition, Utopia and others.
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