Table of contents for The pursuit of glory : Europe, 1648-1815 / Tim Blanning.

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List of Illustration ix
List of Tables xi
1 Europe in the era of Louis XIV xiv
2 Europe in the eighteenth century xvi
3 Europe in 1809 xviii
4 Europe in 1815 xx
5 The Holy Roman Empire and the Habsburg
Monarchy in the eighteenth century xxii
Preface xxv
Introduction xxvii
Part I Life and Death
1 Communications 3
2 People 40
3 Trade and Manufacturing 93
4 Agriculture and the Rural World 142
Part II Power
5 Rulers and Their Elites 195
6 Reform and Revolution 286
Part III Religion and Culture
7 Religion and the Churches 355
8 Court and Country 393
9 Palaces and Gardens 423
10 The Culture of Feeling and the Culture of Reason 456
Part IV War and Peace
11 From the Peace of Westphalia to the Peace of
Nystad 531
12 From the Peace of Nystad to the French
Revolutionary Wars 562
13 The Wars of the French Revolution and Napoleon 611
Conclusion 675
Suggested Reading 678
Index 689

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Europe -- History -- 1648-1789.
Europe -- History -- 1789-1815.
Europe -- Civilization.