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The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History, 1350-1750: Volume II


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1: A.S. Brett: Political Thought 2: Margaret L. King: A Return to the Ancient World? 3: Kathleen Crowther: A Revolution in Natural Philosophy 4: T.K. Rabb: Art and Architecture 5: Thomas Munck: Music 6: John Robertson and Avi Lifschitz: Europe's Enlightenment 7: Felipe Fernandez-Armesto: Navigation and Discovery 8: J.H. Elliott: Iberian Empires 9: Leonard Blusse: Northern European Empires 10: Thomas Cohen and Emanuele Colombo: The Role of the Religious Orders 11: Gabriel Paquette: Colonial Societies 12: Matthew Romaniello: Trade and the 'Global Economy' 13: R. Bin Wong: The Unconquered East 14: Ronald G. Asch: Western European Monarchies 15: Robert Frost: Northern and Eastern Monarchies 16: Samuel K. Cohn, Jr.: Authority and Popular Resistance 17: Jeroen Duindam: Rulers and Courts 18: Carlo Capra: Governance 19: James D. Tracy: Taxation and Finance 20: Robert von Friedeburg: Republics and Republicanism 21: Carol B. Stevens: Warfare on Land 22: Louis Sicking: Warfare at Sea 23: Gabor Agoston: The Ottoman Empire and Europe 24: Brendan Simms: Europe's Shifting Balance of Power, c.1450-1815 25: Paul Dover and Hamish Scott: The Growth of Diplomacy, c.1450-1815

About the Author

Hamish Scott has published extensively on eighteenth-century international relations, government and enlightened absolutism, and on the early modern nobility. He taught for many years at the University of St Andrews, and is now attached to the University of Glasgow. A Fellow of the British Academy and of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, he is currently completing a major study, Forming Aristocracy: The reconfiguration of the European Nobility, which is to be published by Oxford University Press.


the very real achievement the two volumes represent ... will be valuable indeed as introductions, for those, students and established scholars alike, seeking to find their conceptual and bibliographical footing in unfamiliar terrain. * Spencer J. Weinreich, Journal of Jesuit Studies *
Scott is greatly to be congratulated for looking at the wider European world. This is most valuable. The inclusion of the Ottoman Empire, with Gabor Agostons characteristically perceptive piece on the Empire and Europe, is also most welcome ... a fascinating collection, and one that richly deserves attention. * Jeremy Black, University of Exeter, European Review of History *

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