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This Companion contains 31 essays by leading international scholars to provide an overview of the key debates on eighteenth-century Europe.
Examines the social, intellectual, economic, cultural, and political changes that took place throughout eighteenth-century Europe
Focuses on Europe while placing it within its international context
Considers not just major western European states, but also the often neglected countries of eastern and northern Europe

Produktbeschreibung
This Companion contains 31 essays by leading international scholars to provide an overview of the key debates on eighteenth-century Europe.

Examines the social, intellectual, economic, cultural, and political changes that took place throughout eighteenth-century Europe

Focuses on Europe while placing it within its international context

Considers not just major western European states, but also the often neglected countries of eastern and northern Europe
Autorenporträt
Peter H. Wilson is Grant Professor of History at the University of Hull. His books include Europe's Tragedy: A History of the Thirty Years War (2009), From Reich to Revolution: German History 1558-1806 (2004), and Absolutism in Central Europe (2000).
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"This is a useful book. It starts the student off with the idea if interrelationships between social, economic, cultural and political change.... University libraries catering for a wide range of courses in historical subjects will want to consider this for acquisition." (Reference Reviews, 2009)

"This is an impressive volume, with leading experts providing a wide-ranging coverage that should satisfy most requirements for effective and thoughtful introductory surveys.... All specialists on this period will find much of value in this excellent volume." (History, January 2009)

"A vivid portrait of 18th-century Europe.... Inclusion of diverse interpretative methodologies, including gender studies ... brings fascinating illumination to period sociology. Recommended for European history collections." (Library Journal)