The Holy Roman Empire: A Short History

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

ISBN: 978-0-691-17911-7
Category: History - Europe -- History
Image Count: 5
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: March 2020
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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