Is Paris Worth a Mass? deals with the life of Henry of Navarre and the religious struggle in France. It also highlights the shift in the balance of power in the HRE from Charles V to his son, Philip II, in Spain, the Elizabethan era in England, and the rise of the economic importance of the Netherlands. In addition, it covers important aspects of the Ottoman, Mughal, and Ming empires. Along with major events, political, economic, social, artistic, religious, and intellectual changes are included. It is a novel way to learn history.