Europe in the eighteenth century, 1713-1783 / M.S. Anderson

Author(s): Anderson, M. S. (Matthew Smith)
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Subjects: Europe--History--18th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 3rd ed
Published: London ; New York : Longman, c1987
Series: A General history of Europe
LC Classification: D
Physical Description: xii, 539 p. : maps ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: List of Maps
Preface
1. Introduction 1
2. The Sources 6
3. The Structure of Society 26
4. Economic Life 72
5. Government and Administration 124
6. Monarchs and Despots: Tensions Within the State 160
7. Armies and Navies 210
8. Diplomacy and International Relations 238
9. The Expansion of Russia; Poland, the Baltic and the Near East 255
10. The German States and the Rise of Prussia 280
11. Spain, Italy and the Mediterranean 307
12. The Anglo-French Struggle for Empire 327
13. Europe and the Outside World 357
14. Education and Cultural Life 380
15. The Enlightenment and Its Competitors 408
16. Religion and the Churches 435
17. Conclusion 466
Appendix 470
Bibliography 476
Maps 501
Index 507
Notes: LCCN: 86002878
ISBN: 0582493897 (pbk.)
Bibliography: p. 476-499
Includes index
OCLC Number: 13327089
ISBN/ISSN: 0582493897