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The Seventeenth Century

Europe 1598-1715

Edited by Joseph Bergin

Publication Date - 18 January 2001

ISBN: 9780198731689

280 pages


This book is a rich, lively, and provocative introduction to seventeenth century Europe. Editor Joseph Bergin and six major authors explore such major issues as economy, society, politics, war, international relations, science, and thought and culture ('The Age of Curiosity'). The book also examines Europe in the wider world.

About the Author(s)

Joseph Bergin is Professor of History at the University of Manchester

Table of Contents

    Contributor's Notes
    Introduction, Joseph Bergin
    1. The Economy, R.C. Nash
    2. Society, Thomas Munck
    3. Politics, Anthony F. Upton
    4. War and International Relations, David Parrott
    5. The Age of Curiosity, Laurence Brockliss
    6. Europe and the Wider World, Anthony Pagden
    Conclusion, Joseph Bergin