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Lord Acton - Lectures on the Modern History [1906]

Lord Acton - Lectures on the Modern History [1906]

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Lectures on ModernHistory John Acton
 
Originally published 1906 by MacMillan and Company, London.
 
Contents
Inaugural Lecture: On the Study of History.......................................5I. Beginning of the Modern State.....................................................27II. The New World...........................................................................43III. The Renaissance........................................................................57IV. Luther.........................................................................................71V. The Counter-Reformation............................................................85VI. Calvin and Henry VIII...............................................................98VII. Philip II, Mary Stuart, and Elizabeth......................................111VIII. The Huguenots and the League.............................................120IX. Henry the Fourth and Richelieu...............................................130X. The Thirty Years’ War..............................................................139XI. The Puritan Revolution............................................................150XII. The Rise of the Whigs............................................................158XIII. The English Revolution.........................................................168XIV. Lewis the Fourteenth.............................................................178XV. The War of the Spanish Succession........................................190XVI. The Hanoverian Settlement...................................................201XVII. Peter the Great and the Rise of Prussia...............................212XVIII. Frederic the Great...............................................................222XIX. The American Revolution.....................................................233

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