218 pages. Softcover. Brand new book. EUROPEAN HISTORY. This compact synthesis of Europe's Renaissance and Reformation periods thematically traces the transition from the medieval to the modern, observing throughout "the intricate counterpoint of tradition and innovation, catastrope and promise." The major themes of the book include technological breakthroughs and their social and economic consequences, the connections between the discovery of new lands and the recovery of ancient learning, Europe's economic expansion, humanist culture, the formation of the early modern state, and reform and revolution in the Church. Includes an Index. (Key Words: European History, Eugene F. Rice Jr., Anthony Grafton, Renaissance, Protestant Reformation, European Civilization, Huldreich Zwingli, Roiman Catholic Church, Marrtin Luther, Middle Ages, Holy Roman Empire, Henry VIII, Desiderius Erasmus, Charles V, Aristotle).
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