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Published: 23 March 2006

288 Pages | 9 Maps


ISBN: 9780198731894

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The Sixteenth Century

Edited by Euan Cameron

Short Oxford History of Europe

  • Accessible treatment of themes by a team of leading scholars provides a perfect overview of the period, including chapters on the economy, politics, society, and secular and religious thought, and the development of empires beyond Europe
  • Challenges, tests, and revises the received wisdom of past accounts in the light of the most modern historical scholarship
  • Includes material on regions of Europe often ignored in other general histories of the period, such as the East and the Mediterranean world
  • Captures the diversity of experience across the continent in a period of tumultuous change