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Catholic Europe, 1592–1648: Centre and Peripheries

Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin


This book examines processes of Catholic renewal from a unique perspective. Rather than concentrating on the much studied heartlands of Catholic Europe, it focuses primarily on a series of societies on the European periphery and examines how Catholicism adapted to very different conditions in areas such as Ireland, Britain, the Netherlands, East-Central Europe, and the Balkans. In certain of these societies, such as Austria and Bohemia, the Catholic Reformation advanced in tandem with very rigorous processes of state coercion. In other Habsburg territories, most notably Royal Hungary, and in P ... More

Keywords: Catholicism, Counter-Reformation, papacy, religious reform, missions, religious war, Propaganda Fide, Tridentinism, providentialism, papal nuncios

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199272723
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272723.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tadhg Ó hAnnracháin, author
Senior Lecturer and Head of School of History, University College Dublin