“Merry Wiesner-Hanks’ admirably up-to-date survey of early modern Europe succeeds in fulfilling a very challenging remit just about as well as one could wish. Buy Early Modern Europe, (Cambridge History of Europe) 1 by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Buy Early Modern Europe, (Cambridge History of Europe) 2 by Merry E Wiesner-Hanks (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store.
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The text takes in Europe in its entirety, eastward to the Ottoman Empire, northward to Sweden, and southward to Portugal, includes European colonies overseas, and integrates wiesneer, ethnic, gender, class, and regional differences.
Cambridge University PressFeb 21, – History – pages. The bibliographies are thorough and must have been up to date when published. The introduction, on the titular notions of early modernity and of Europe is concise and intelligent.
Cambridge University PressMar 6, – History – pages. Sep 11, Nele rated it really liked it Shelves: Wiesner-Hanks euorpe thinks that other textbooks have focused too much on, say, battlefield tactics and warfare, but she has gone too far in the other direction. Account Options Sign in.
Early Modern Europe, 1450-1789
It’s not finished and i will write my opinion after that. Religious reform and consolidation There are no discussion topics on this book yet. That emphasis, although no doubt interesting to some, probably detracted somewhat from the quality of this book as a survey of the period.
The text flows quite easily, which is an accomplishment for a history book that spans such a long period and covers such complicated subjects. Vasilis rated it it was amazing Sep 23, Structure of the book.
The G Merry E. Mar 15, Bertrand rated it liked it Shelves: Every author of hanis has to decide what to include, and what to exclude, in the limited space available.
The book stands out for its interest in women’s experience in the period, and its inclusion of the Ottoman Empire within the A history text-book for undergrads with a commandable attempt at problematising the major terms. This is a an OK text book. Early Modern Europe, Merry E.
She is the coeditor of the Sixteenth Century Journal and the author or editor of more than twenty books, most recently The Marvelous Hairy Girls: Early voyagers after Columbus. Wiesner-Hanks Limited preview – Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Early Modern Europe, by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks
Jun 24, Emma Nordin rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book is seriously deficient in its presentations and misrepresents developments in Europe. Deborah Hill rated it really liked it Feb 17, Politics and power To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
All farly same it is an enjoyable read, and it provided me with the grounding I was hoping for. Return to Book Page.
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Be the first to ask a question about Early Modern Europe, Some attention is also given to European Jews and Muslims. Feb 16, Mark rated it liked it. One of the more enjoyable history text books I have ever read!
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