The Holy Roman Empire: A Short History

Editor/Author Stollberg-Rilinger, Barbara
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Princeton University Press

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ISBN: 978-0-691-17911-7
Category: History - Europe -- History
Image Count: 5
Book Status: Available
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Authoritative and accessible, The Holy Roman Empire is an incomparable introduction to this momentous period in the history of Europe.

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Table of Contents

    • Translator's Preface to the English Edition
    • A Note on the Translation
    • Introduction
    • What Was the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation?
    • A Body Made of Head and Limbs
    • Institutional Consolidation, 1495–1521
    • The Challenge of the Reformation, 1521–1555
    • From the Consolidation to the Crisis of the Imperial Institutions, 1555–1618
    • The Thirty Years’ War and the Peace of Westphalia
    • The Westphalian Order and the Renewed Rise of the Emperor
    • Political Polarization, 1740–1790
    • The Dissolution of the Empire, 1790–1806
    • Once Again: What Was the Holy Roman Empire?
    • The Roman-German Emperors of the Early Modern Period
    • Select Bibliography