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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

Peter Wilson provides a concise yet comprehensive account of the Holy Roman Empire and its profound impact during its last three centuries of existence. Drawing on a wealth of research, the expanded new edition has been fully revised and updated throughout and now features a new chapter on 'Nation and Identity'.

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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