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1715-1789. 18th century

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  • Die Wende von der Aufklärung zur Romantik 1760–1820by Horst Albert Glaser; György M. Vajda

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 330.00

    This volume is the twelfth to date in a series of works in French or English presenting the epochs and movements of a Comparative History of Literatures in European Languages (Histoire Comparée des Littératures de Langues Européennes). The original intention of the editors was to publish a four-volume history of European literature from... more...

  • Sociability and Cosmopolitanismby David Burrow; Scott Brueninger

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    This collection of essays expands the focus of Enlightenment studies to include countries outside the core nations of France, Germany and Britain. Notions of sociability and cosmopolitanism are explored as ways in which people sought to improve society. more...

  • Mélanges de littérature et de politiqueby François Rosset

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 251.73

    This volume contains the Mélanges de littérature et de politique , published by Constant in 1829, one year before his death. This work, composed of 20 chapters, has often been considered to be his testament, or at least a representative overview of 40 years of writing on various political, literary, historical, religious, and philosophical... more...

  • The Human Tradition in Modern Europe, 1750 to the Presentby Cora Granata; Cheryl A. Koos

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 32.99

    This engaging and humanizing text traces the development of Europe since the mid-eighteenth century through the lives of people of the time. Capturing key moments, themes, and events in the continent's turbulent modern past, the book explores how ordinary Europeans both shaped their societies and were affected by larger historical processes. By focusing... more...

  • Introduction to Global Military Historyby Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This lucid account of military developments around the modern world begins with the American War of Independence and the French revolutionary wars and continues chronologically to the latest 21 st century conflicts. It combines determinedly global coverage with thought-provoking analysis not only of the military aspects of conflict but also its social,... more...

  • Early Modern Europe 1500-1789by H.G. Koenigsberger

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    Opening at the height of the Renaissance, the book chronicles the dawning of a new age on the European continent. Koenigsberger paints a detailed picture of the Reformation and its significance as increasingly powerful nations began to intrude on their subjects? public and private lives. He gives account of the Counter-Reformation and the political... more...

  • Europe in the Eighteenth Century 1713-1789by M.S. Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    For 1st and 2nd year undergraduate courses in Modern European History in departments of history. Also, higher level courses on enlightenment.This book provides a wide-ranging account and discussion of the history of Europe from 1713-1789. As well as political events, problems and institutions, it looks at the economic life of the continent, social... more...

  • War, Society and Enlightenmentby Patrick J. Speelman

    BRILL 2005; US$ 258.00

    This volume is the first compilation and only modern edition of General Lloyd's political, economic and historical treatises and military memoirs. As such it provides fresh insight into the study of war and society during the Age of the Enlightenment. more...

  • Encyclopedia of the Age of Political Revolutions and New Ideologies, 1760-1815 [Two Volumes]by Gregory Fremont-Barnes

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 225.00

    Covered in this encyclopedia are the people, events, and ideas that shaped the transformative political ideologies arising from the American and French Revolutions of the late eighteenth century. more...

  • Fighting the Kaiser's Warby Andrew Lucas; Jurgen Schmieschek

    Pen and Sword 2015; US$ 23.99

    Personal accounts of the Great War experiences of British soldiers are well known and plentiful, but similar accounts from the German side of no man's land are rare. This highly original book vividly describes the wartime lives and ultimate fates of ten Saxon soldiers facing the British in Flanders, revealed through their intimate diaries and correspondence.... more...