A History of Modern Europe

From 1815 to the Present

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Author: Albert S. Lindemann

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111832157X

Category: History

Page: 464

View: 1897

A History of Modern Europe surveys European history from thedefeat of Napoleon to the twenty-first century, presenting majorhistorical themes in an authoritative and compellingnarrative. Concise, readable single volume covering Europe from the earlynineteenth century through the early twenty-first century Vigorous interpretation of events reflects a fresh, conciseperspective on European history Clear and thought-provoking treatment of major historicalthemes Lively narrative reflects complexity of modern Europeanhistory, but remains accessible to those unfamiliar with thefield

A History of Modern Europe

From the Renaissance to the Present, Third Edition

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Author: John Merriman

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393934330

Category: History

Page: 1239

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Available in both one-volume and two-volume paperback editions, A History of Modern Europe presents a panoramic survey of modern Europe from the Renaissance to the present day. A single author lends a unified approach and consistent style throughout, with an emphasis on the connections of events and people over time. The Third Edition, like the two before it, is authoritative and up-to-date. New to the Third Edition is the theme of empire. From the imperial rivalries between France and Spain in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, through the rise and fall of the Ottoman Turkish empire, and on into the imperial history of the twentieth century—decolonization, the spread of the Soviet empire, and the imperial power of the United States—the theme of empire helps students find commonalities among the events of European history.

The Oxford History of Modern Europe

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Author: T. C. W. Blanning

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192853714

Category: History

Page: 389

View: 1987

Written by eleven contributors of international standing, this book offers a readable and authoritative account of Europe's turbulent history from the French Revolution in the late eighteenth century to the present day. Each chapter portrays both change and continuity, revolutions andstability, and covers the political, economic, social, cultural, and military life of Europe. This book provides a better understanding of modern Europe, how it came to be what it is, and where it may be going in the future.

A History of Modern Europe

Fourth Edition 1 Volume

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Author: Merriman, John, Ph.D.

Publisher: W.W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393667367

Category: History

Page: 1261

View: 8467

Students and instructors alike praise A History of Modern Europe for its authoritative coverage from the Renaissance to the present day. Written in Merriman's signature narrative style, the book is brightened with humor and biographical sketches. The Fourth Edition reflects the latest scholarship while placing special emphasis on the theme of war and society. A new full-color design features a completely redrawn map program and new pedagogical and teaching tools.

A History of Modern Europe

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Author: John M. Merriman

Publisher: W W Norton & Company Incorporated

ISBN: 9780393968880

Category: History

Page: 632

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This work, the first of a two-volume set, covers the history of Europe since the Renaissance. It emphasizes not only cultural and social history, but also examines important political and diplomatic events.

Gender, Sex and the Shaping of Modern Europe

A History from the French Revolution to the Present Day

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Author: Annette F. Timm,Joshua A. Sanborn

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472583876

Category: History

Page: 352

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Through a blend of history and historiography, Gender, Sex and the Shaping of Modern Europe provides a clear and concise introduction to gender history in the region. The detailed examples and engaging language make this a useful overview for students not only of gender history, but also of European history more widely, as considerations of gender illuminate our understanding of historical change and individual experience. In six thematic chapters that cover democracy and capitalism, imperialism and war, the authors explain how gender roles were socially constructed and how they influenced political and economic developments during the period. This new edition has been thoroughly re-edited and expanded to take account of ongoing methodological innovation and recent scholarship in the field. The book also includes a brand new chapter on sexuality in the 21st century and extended material on: · Scandinavia · The Mediterranean · Alternative Sexualities · Women's history and femininity Gender, Sex and the Shaping of Modern Europe is a key text for all students of gender history and the history of modern Europe in general.

The History of Modern Europe

With an Account of the Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire; and a View of the Progress of Society, from the Rise of the Modern Kingdoms to the Peace of Paris in 1763; in a Series of Letters from a Nobleman to His Son

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Author: William Russell,Charles Coote

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Europe

Page: N.A

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A Concise History of Modern Europe

Liberty, Equality, Solidarity

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Author: David S. Mason

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 1442205350

Category: History

Page: 248

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Highlighting the most important events, ideas, and individuals that shaped modern Europe, A Concise History of Modern Europe provides a readable, succinct history of the continent from the Enlightenment and the French Revolution to the present day. Avoiding a detailed, lengthy chronology, the book focuses on key events and ideas to explore the causes and consequences of revolutions—be they political, economic, or scientific; the origins and development of human rights and democracy; and issues of European identity. Any reader needing a broad overview of the sweep of European history since 1789 will find this book, published in a first edition under the title Revolutionary Europe, an engaging and cohesive narrative.