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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

The Holy Roman Empire 1495-1806

Edition 2nd Edition
ISBN 9780230239784
Publication Date July 2011
Formats Paperback Ebook 
Publisher Palgrave
Series Studies in European History

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.

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

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


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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