The Complete Short Oxford History Of Europe Provides A Concise, Readable, And Authoritative Point Of Entry For The History Of Europe From The Ancient Greeks To The Present Day In Eleven Volumes In Each Chapter A Leading Expert Offers Focused And Penetrating Insights Into The Major Themes And Influences Of The Period Lying Between The Two Great Peaks Of European History, The Reformation And The Enlightenment In The Centuries Before And After, The Seventeenth Century Seems Not To Have A Popular Identity Itself And Yet, As Professor Bergin Points On In The Introduction, It Is The Very Proliferation Of Major Events, Crises And Processes Throughout Eruope That Has Made This Transitional Age So Difficult To Label In This Book, The Seventeenth Century Is Fully Explored By Professor Bergin And Six Major Authors As They Address, In Turn, Economy, Society, Politics, War, International Relations, Science, Thought And Culture The Age Of Curiosity , And Europe In The Wider World In A Set Of Chapters Covering And Contrasting The European Experience Across The Century, Both The Reader And The Student Are Offered A Rich, Lively, And Provocative Introduction To The Period, And A Superbly Authoritative Context For Detailed Work.
Joseph Bergin has been teaching at Manchester since 1978, and is an internationally recognised expert on the history of early modern France, especially the seventeenth century He has written six major books, one of which was awarded the Prix Richelieu in 1995, and edited a number of others He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 1996 and has frequently been a visiting professor to Fren
- 280 pages
- The Seventeenth Century: Europe 1598-1715 (Short Oxford History of Europe)
- Joseph Bergin
- 13 September 2017 Joseph Bergin