From Reich to Revolution: German History 1600-1806

By: Peter Wilson

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This major new textbook weaves insights from new research into a comprehensive account of German social, political and cultural development across two centuries. Peter H. Wilson addresses fundamental questions, such as how the apparently fragile structure of the Holy Roman Empire survived the trauma of the Thirty Years War, and why, despite gross social inequality, Germany did not experience mass French-style revolution.

Title: From Reich to Revolution: German History 1600-1806

Author: Peter Wilson

Illustrator: Reg. Price: $29.95

Categories: Germany,

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 2004

ISBN Number: 0-333-65244-4

ISBN Number 13: 9780333652442

Binding: paperback

Book Details: 456 pages, paperback, Palgrave Macmillan

Seller ID: 652444

Description: This major new textbook weaves insights from new research into a comprehensive account of German social, political and cultural development across two centuries. Peter H. Wilson addresses fundamental questions, such as how the apparently fragile structure of the Holy Roman Empire survived the trauma of the Thirty Years War, and why, despite gross social inequality, Germany did not experience mass French-style revolution.

About Author
Peter H. Wilson is Professor of Early Modern History, University of Sunderland.

Table of Contents
Preface
List of Maps
List of Tables and Figures
List of Abbreviations
The Peculiarities of German History
Reich and Territories
Fundamentals
The Great War
The Reich in Action
Territorial Absolutism
State and Society
Imperial and Economic Politics
Conclusion
Appendices
Glossary
Notes
Further Reading
Index