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Western Heritage, Volume II: Since 1648

Western Heritage, Volume II: Since 1648 - 10th edition

Western Heritage, Volume II: Since 1648 - 10th edition

ISBN13: 9780205705160

ISBN10: 0205705162

Western Heritage, Volume II: Since 1648 by Donald M. Kagan - ISBN 9780205705160
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 10TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2010
International: No
Western Heritage, Volume II: Since 1648 by Donald M. Kagan - ISBN 9780205705160

ISBN13: 9780205705160

ISBN10: 0205705162

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 10TH 10

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Summary

CHAPTER 13 European State Consolidation in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries The Netherlands: Golden Age to Decline Urban Prosperity Economic Decline Two Models of European Political Development Constitutional Crisis and Settlement in Stuart England James I Charles I The Long Parliament and Civil War Oliver Cromwell and the Puritan Republic Charles II and the Restoration of the Monarchy The ''Glorious Revolution'' The Age of Walpole Rise of Absolute Monarchy in France: The World of Louis XIV Years of Personal Rule Versailles King by Divine Right Louisrsquo;s Early Wars Louisrsquo;s Repressive Religious Policies Louisrsquo;s Later Wars Franceafter Louis XIV Central and Eastern Europe Poland: Absence of Strong Central Authority The Habsburg Empire _and the Pragmatic Sanction Prussiaand the Hohenzollerns RussiaEnters the European Political Arena The Romanor Dynasty Peter the Great The Ottoman Empire Religious Toleration and Ottoman Government The End of Ottoman Expansion In Perspective CHAPTER 14 New Directions in Thought and Culture in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries The Scientific Revolution Nicolaus Copernicus Rejects an Earth-Centered Universe Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler Make New Scientific Discoveries Galileo Galilei Argues for a Universe of Mathematical Laws Isaac Newton Discovers _the Laws of Gravitation Philosophy Responds to Changing Science Nature as Mechanism Francis Bacon: The Empirical Method Reneacute; Descartes: The Method of Rational Deduction Thomas Hobbes: Apologist for Absolute Government John Locke: Defender of Moderate Liberty and Toleration The New Institutions of Expanding Natural Knowledge Women in the World of the Scientific Revolution The New Science and Religious Faith The Case of Galileo Blaise Pascal: Reason and Faith The English Approach to Science and Religion Continuing Superstition Witch-Hunts and Panic Who Were the Witches? End of the Witch-Hunts Ba

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