Era of Reformation Era of Revolutions



Absolutism
a definition
Absolutism
a general survey
Absolutism
competing constitutional forms

Enlightenment
The Historical Background
Enlightenment
Philosophers and Philosophical Schools
Enlightenment
Philosophy and Government

Absolutism
Ruler, State and Subject
Enlightened Absolutism
Mercantilist Economy
The 18th Century
Diplomacy & Warfare


BY COUNTRY

France
Louis XIV. Louis XV. Louis XVI.

England
Early Stuarts
1603-1642
The Civil War
1642-1648
Cromwell
1649-1660
Restoration England
1660-1688
The Glorious Revolution
1688-1702
Britain in the 18th Century

The Dutch Republic
1st Era of Liberty 1650-1672 William III. 1672-1702 2nd Era of Liberty 1702-1747 William IV. and V., 1747-1795

Scandinavia
Denmark 1660-1795 Charles XI. and XII.
Sweden 1680-1718
Era of Liberty
Sweden 1718-1772
Gustav III.
Sweden 1772-1792

The Empire, German States
The Holy Roman Empire Habsburg's Austrian Line Brandenburg-Prussia
Bohemia 1648-1790 Bavaria Smaller Territories

Spain, Portugal
Absolutism in Spain Absolutism in Portugal

Italy, Switzerland
Absolutism in Italy
The Papal State
Absolutism in Italy
The Kingdom of Naples
Absolutism in Italy
Tuscany 1737-1799
Absolutism in Italy
Savoy-Piemont-Sardinia

Eastern Central Europe
Poland-Lithuania Unified Hungary, 1683-1792 Estonia Swedish, 1660-1721 Estonia Russian, 1721-1795 Livonia Swedish, 1621-1721 Livonia Swedish, 1721-1795 Duchy of Courland, 1641-1795

Russia
Russia 1689-1725
Peter the Great
Russia 1689-1725
The 18th Century




THE REST OF THE WORLD
IN THE 17TH AND 18TH CENTURY

The Ottoman Empire The Ottoman Empire
Ruler and State

Persia and Central Asia Persia and Central Asia
Ruler and State

India India
Ruler and State

Southeast Asia Southeast Asia
Ruler and State

Colonial Empires in Asia
Genesis
Colonial Empires in Asia
The Structure of Colonial Rule

China China
Ruler and State

Korea Korea
Ruler and State

Japan Japan
Ruler and State

The Pacific Islands The Pacific Islands
Ruler and State

Sub-Saharan Africa
African States

Sub-Saharan Africa
The Colonies
African Colonies
The Structure of the Colonies

North America North American Colonies
Colonial Self-Administration
North American Colonies
The Charters Revoked

The Caribbean The Caribbean
The Structure of Colonial Rule

Central America Central America
The Structure of Colonial Rule

South America South America
The Structure of Colonial Rule



EXTERNAL
FILES
Europe Moderne, Monmarchie Absolue du Droit Divin, Absolutisme, Ancien Regime, links compiled by Eric Ranguin, in French, most of the links offered, too
DOCUMENTS
REFERENCE


This page is part of World History at KMLA
Last revised on October 10th 2001