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The Resource Christendom destroyed : Europe 1517-1648, Mark Greengrass

Christendom destroyed : Europe 1517-1648, Mark Greengrass

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Christendom destroyed : Europe 1517-1648
Title
Christendom destroyed
Title remainder
Europe 1517-1648
Statement of responsibility
Mark Greengrass
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This latest addition to the landmark Penguin History of Europe series is a fascinating study of 16th and 17th century Europe and the fundamental changes which led to the collapse of Christendom and established the geographical and political frameworks of Western Europe as we know it. From peasants to princes, no one was untouched by the spiritual and intellectual upheaval of this era. Martin Luther's challenge to church authority forced Christians to examine their beliefs in ways that shook the foundations of their religion. The subsequent divisions, fed by dynastic rivalries and military changes, fundamentally altered the relations between ruler and ruled. Geographical and scientific discoveries challenged the unity of Christendom as a belief-community. Europe, with all its divisions, emerged instead as a geographical projection. It was reflected in the mirror of America, and refracted by the eclipse of Crusade in ambiguous relationships with the Ottomans and Orthodox Christianity. Chronicling these dramatic changes, Thomas More, Shakespeare, Montaigne and Cervantes created works which continue to resonate with us. Christendom Destroyed is a rich tapestry that fosters a deeper understanding of Europe's identity today"--
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940.2/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Penguin history of Europe
Series volume
V
Label
Christendom destroyed : Europe 1517-1648, Mark Greengrass
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The fall of Western Christendom -- From the "Silver Age" to the "Iron Century." Human replenishment ; Urban and rural worlds ; Treasure and transaction ; Noble pursuits -- Grasping the world. Europe in the world ; Earth and heavens observed ; Being in touch -- Christendom afflicted. Politics and empire in the Age of Charles V ; Schism ; Reaction, repression, reform -- Christian commonwealths in contention. Conflicts in the name of God ; Living with religious divisions ; Churches and the world ; The waning of Crusade -- Christian states in disarray. The business of states ; States in confrontation ; War at large -- Times of troubles to the East and West -- Europe's paroxysm
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxix, 721 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670024568
Lccn
2014007174
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870919612
  • 736367
  • (OCoLC)ocn870919612
  • 736367
Label
Christendom destroyed : Europe 1517-1648, Mark Greengrass
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The fall of Western Christendom -- From the "Silver Age" to the "Iron Century." Human replenishment ; Urban and rural worlds ; Treasure and transaction ; Noble pursuits -- Grasping the world. Europe in the world ; Earth and heavens observed ; Being in touch -- Christendom afflicted. Politics and empire in the Age of Charles V ; Schism ; Reaction, repression, reform -- Christian commonwealths in contention. Conflicts in the name of God ; Living with religious divisions ; Churches and the world ; The waning of Crusade -- Christian states in disarray. The business of states ; States in confrontation ; War at large -- Times of troubles to the East and West -- Europe's paroxysm
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxix, 721 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780670024568
Lccn
2014007174
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)870919612
  • 736367
  • (OCoLC)ocn870919612
  • 736367

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