For students studying history, preparing for exams, writingpapers and otherwise engaged in class work, these concise, 'essential' study guides provide just the right amount of information; the brief explanations aren't tedious reading,yet neither do they provide too little information to be ofuse. Short chapters with sub-headings explore the politicalsocial, cultural, economic and philosophical issues and developments that have made an important impact on history--exactly what the time-pressed student needs. European History 1648-1789 covers mercantilism, the Enlightenment, Bourbon France, the Hapsburgs, the Hohenzollerns, the English Civil War, the Restoration, Peter the Great, the Papacy, the Ottoman Turkish Empire, the Baroque and Rococo culture and more. 128 pages, softcover.
REA’s Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams, doing homework and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. European History: 1648 to 1789 covers mercantilism, beginnings of modern science and the Enlightenment, Bourbon France, the Hapsburgs, the Hohenzollerns, the English Civil War, the Restoration, Peter the Great and Russia, the Papacy, the Ottoman Turkish Empire in Europe, and the culture of Baroque and Rococo.