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Contents List of Illustration ix List of Tables xi Maps 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 viii contents 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.