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Holy Roman Empire 1495-1806

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ISBN-10: 0230239781

ISBN-13: 9780230239784

Edition: 2nd 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Peter H. Wilson

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Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Limited
Publication date: 6/21/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 156
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

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

Note on References
Editors' Preface
Preface to the Second Edition
The Holy Roman Empire during the Thirty Years War
The Holy Roman Empire in 1745
The Kreise
The Holy Roman Empire Explained
Introduction
Starting points
Views and interpretations
Tendencies in imperial politics
Constitutional Development
Development to 1495
The era of imperial reform
The 'confessional age'
The imperial recovery and the internationalization of imperial politics
Austro-Prussian rivalry and the Empire's collapse
Key Institutions and Trends
The emperor
The Reichstag
The imperial courts
Imperial taxation
Imperial defence
The Kreise
The imperial church
Imperial Italy
Territorial absolutism
Nation and Identity
Patriotism
The communications sphere
Symbolism and ritual
The legacy of imperial identity
Conclusions
Appendix: Holy Roman Emperors 1440-1806
Select Bibliography
Index