The Holy Roman Empire 1495-1806

The Holy Roman Empire 1495-1806

by Peter Wilson


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The Holy Roman Empire has always caused tremendous confusion for students of European history, and this book sets out to provide a clear account of this remarkable organisation - comparable in many ways only to the modern European Union - and its profound impact during its three centuries of existence.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230239784
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 07/15/2011
Series: Studies in European History
Edition description: 1999
Pages: 156
Sales rank: 490,869
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

About the Author

PETER H. WILSON is Professor of History at the University of Hull, UK.

Table of Contents

A Note on References.- Editors' Preface.- Preface to the Second Edition.- Maps.- The Holy Roman Empire Explained.- Constitutional Development.- Key Institutions and Trends.- Nation and Identity.- Conclusions.- Appendix.- Select Bibliography.- Index.

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'Peter Wilson's book provides solid and reliable information on the complex history and structures of the Empire, reflecting the current state of the historiography.' - Robert Rebitsch, German History

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