Germany and the Seventeenth-Century Crisis *

@article{Ogilvie1992GermanyAT,
  title={Germany and the Seventeenth-Century Crisis *},
  author={Sheilagh C. Ogilvie},
  journal={The Historical Journal},
  year={1992},
  volume={35},
  pages={417-441}
}
  • Sheilagh C. Ogilvie
  • Published 1992
  • Political Science
  • The Historical Journal
  • This article surveys the debate on the ‘General Crisis’ of the seventeenth century in the light of hitherto neglected research. Firstly, most theories of the crisis fail to combine its economic and socio-political aspects. Secondly, few explanations of the crisis take account of evidence from the local and regional levels. Thirdly and most seriously, theories of the crisis have ignored Germany, while historians of Germany have ignored the crisis debate. This article seeks to Jill these gaps. It… CONTINUE READING
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