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Wars of Religion 1789-1815
First posted September 10th 2003, last revised on May 10th 2008






Timelines Absolutism, Mercantilism, Scientific Revolution, Agricultural Revolution
Biographies
General Files Alternatives to Absolute Rule, Forms of Absolute Rule, Periods within the Era of Absolutism
Economic Policy Mercantilism, Decline of Mercantilism, Stock Exchanges, Free Ports, Smuggling, Piracy, Decline of the Guilds, Manufactures, Cottage Industries
Enlightenment Philosophy Lawyers - Pufendorf, Grotius, Beccaria
Explicitly Political Philosophy - Hobbes, Locke; Voltaire, Montesquieu; Rousseau
Other Philosophy - Diderot, Kant
Absolutism and Religion Gallicanism, Atheism, Deism, Religious Tolerance, State Interference in Church Affairs, Pietism, Methodism, Late Witch Hunts, Dissolution of Jesuit Order
Policies of Absolutism New Palaces and Court Life, Standing Armies, Population Census, State Bureaucracy, Educational Reform, Penal System - Torture, Issue of Serfdom
Arts during the period of Absolutism Rococo, Baroque, Opera, Chamber Music, Novels and Dramas
Warfare during the period of Absolutism Wars of the 17th Century, Wars of the 18th Century; Standing Armies
Society during the period of Absolutism Nobility, Peasantry, Women, Jews
Citizens in the Making Newspapers, Secret Societies, Salons
By Country France, England/United Kingdom, Dutch Republic, Denmark, Sweden, Holy Roman Empire, Prussia, Austria, Saxony, Bavaria, Russian Empire, Poland, Venice, Savoy-Piemont-Sardinia, Tuscany, Papal State, Two Sicilies, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Southern Netherlands, Scotland, Ireland, Norway, Hungary
Significant Events Scientific Revolution, Agricultural Revolution
Historical Dictionary
Historical Atlas


Students' Papers : Europe : Politics Kim, Sang Woo, The Reaction of the Papacy to French Absolutism 1589-1685 (2007)
Cho, Namje, The War of Spanish Succession, 1701-1714 (2007)
Park, Yon Soo, Society and Government of Russia in the 18th Century (2007)
Kim, Dong-Yoon, The Reichstag in the Holy Roman Empire (2008)
Gang, Minho, The History of Political Parties in England 1678-1914 (2007)
Jung, Jia, Ancien Regime : Switzerland 1648-1790 (2007)
Paik, Hye Rin, The Papacy and French Absolutism 1660-1789 (2007)
Students' Papers : Europe : Economy Kim, Yong Yoon, History of Pubs/Bars in England (2008)
Kim, Hong, Canal Construction in Europe in the 17th and 18th Centuries (2007)
Jun, Bum Sun, The Role of Stage Coaches in the Development of the Postal Service in 18th Century Britain (2007)
Oh, Taek Hyun, History of the Navigation Acts (2007)
Students' Papers : Europe : Culture Kim, Yong Yoon, History of Pubs/Bars in England (2008)
Chung, Sang Yoon, History of Modern Zoological Gardens from the 17th to the Early 20th Century (2007)
Bang, Sojung, Opera History, until 1800 (2007)
Lee, Yeonhwa, The Decline and End of Witch Hunts in Europe (2007)
Kim, Young-Won, Paris from Louis XIV to Louis XVI. What Caused the Parisians to Revolt. (2007)
Jang, Yoojin, Paris under Louis XIV, XV, XVI (2007)
Kim, Yuna, Candide (2008)
Kim, In Hae, An 18th Century Menagerie - the Jardin des Plantes (2007)
Kwon, Hyungee, History of the Opera until 1800 (2007)
Park, Sae Wok, History of Spas and Bathing, from the 16th to the 19th Century (2007)
Students' Papers : Europe : Others Yang, Eun Sung, Earthquakes in Europe 1300-1800 (2008)
Students' Papers : Asia Ko, Young Kon, Academic History of China before 1800 (2008)
Students' Papers : Others Lim, Seung Hwan, The History of Sugar Plantations (2008)


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External Files
Timelines
Chronology of World History by K. Polsson, 1640-1649, 1650-1659, 1660-1669, 1670-1679, 1680-1699, 1700-1719, 1720-1739, 1740-1749, 1750-1759, 1760-1769, 1770-1779, 1780-1789
Timelines of History, by Algis Ratnikas, 1626-1660, 1661-1699, 1700-1724, 1725-1749, 1750-1770, 1771-1779, 1780-1789
Cronologia, by Francomputer, in Italian, 1601-1700, 1701-1768, 1769-1792
Wikipedia English edition 1649, 1650, 1651, 1652, 1653, 1654, 1655, 1656, 1657, 1658, 1659, 1660, 1661, 1662, 1663, 1664, 1665, 1666, 1667, 1668, 1669, 1670, 1671, 1672, 1673, 1674, 1675, 1676, 1677, 1678, 1679, 1680, 1681, 1682, 1683, 1684, 1685, 1686, 1687, 1688, 1689, 1690, 1691, 1692, 1693, 1694, 1695, 1696, 1697, 1698, 1699, 1700, 1701, 1702, 1703, 1704, 1705, 1706, 1707, 1708, 1709, 1710, 1711, 1712, 1713, 1714, 1715, 1716, 1717, 1718, 1719, 1720, 1721, 1722, 1723, 1724, 1725, 1726, 1727, 1728, 1729, 1730, 1731, 1732, 1733, 1734, 1735, 1736, 1737, 1738, 1739, 1740, 1741, 1742, 1743, 1744, 1745, 1746, 1747, 1748, 1749, 1750, 1751, 1752, 1753, 1754, 1755, 1756, 1757, 1758, 1759, 1760, 1761, 1762, 1763, 1764, 1765, 1766, 1767, 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, 1773, 1774, 1775, 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, 1781, 1782, 1783, 1784, 1785, 1786, 1787, 1788, 1789
Wikipedia : 1660 Albanian, Belarussian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian edition; pages have links to previous and subsequent years
External Files
Historical Maps
Europe 1700, from euratlas
Historical Atlas of Europe 1648, 1748, 1772, by Gerard von Hebel
External Files
Narrative Sources
Die Reformen des Aufgeklärten Absolutismus (Reforms of Enlightened Absolutism), by Dr. Schindling, in German, mainly on Austria & Prussia
DOCUMENTS Primary Sources on Absolutism, from Modern History Sourcebook
The Old Regime, Enlightrnment and Revolution in the 18th Century, Guide to Primary Sources and E-Texts, from Univ. of Adelaide
REFERENCE Isser Woloch, Eighteenth Century Europe. Tradition and Progress, 1715-1789, NY : Norton 1982, 364 pp., KMLA Lib. Call Sign 940.2 N882h v.4
Leonard Krieger, Kings and Philosophers, 1689-1789, NY : Norton 1970, 369 pp., KMLA Lib. Call Sign 940.2 N882h v.3
Selma Stern, The Court Jew, A Contribution to the History of Absolutism in Europe, trsl. by Egon Mayer, (1950) New Brunswick NJ : Transaction Inc. 1985 [G]
Markman Ellis, The Coffee House, A Cultural History, London : Orion House 2004, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 647.95421 E47t
Brian Cowan, The Social Life of Coffee. The Emergence of the British Coffeehouse, New Haven : Yale UP 2005, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 647.9509 C874s
Peter Hanns Reill and Ellen Judy Wilson, Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment, NY : Facts on File 2004 [G]
VIDEOS Just the Facts : Age of Enlightenment, 2001, 50 minutes documentary, KMLA Lib.Sign. VT 03-0130 G618a





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