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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.

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Genre: History
Author: David S. Mason
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Release: 2011-01-16
File: 248 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781442205352

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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 seasoned teacher and talented historian, Professor John Merriman offers a carefully crafted narrative that guides students through a vast amount of complex material, integrating the many aspects of the European experience into a larger, interconnected whole. A full ten percent shorter than its predecessor, the Second Edition has tightened organization throughout to make room for recent research and descriptions of the current issues and events that define Europe's role in the world today.

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Genre: History
Author: John Merriman
Publisher:
Release: 1999-05-01
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 039399029X

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This comprehensive account analyses the people, places and issues at the heart of modern Europes major historical events. All the major themes, personalities and issues during this period of great upheaval and change are analysed. An ideal reference guide to the period, this book highlights the various developments and changes that have occurred in Europe during the last 200 years and examines the participation of the major European powers in each. Major topics include the Napoleonic era, the unification of Italy and Germany, Victorian England, Fascism and Nazism, the Cold War, and the expansion and consolidation of the European Union.

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Genre: History
Author: B.V. Rao
Publisher: Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd
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File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9788120792241

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A ground-breaking reassessment of the status of information in early modern Europe, first published in 2007.

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Genre: History
Author: William Monter
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2007-03
File: 394 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780521845489

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A survey of urbanization and the making of modern Europe from the mid-eighteenth century to the First World War.

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Genre: History
Author: Andrew Lees
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2007-12-13
File: 300 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780521839365

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Unlike most existing textbooks on the economic history of modern Europe, which offer a country-by-country approach, The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe rethinks Europe's economic history since 1700 as unified and pan-European, with the material organised by topic rather than by country. This first volume is centred on the transition to modern economic growth, which first occurred in Britain before spreading to other parts of western Europe by 1870. Each chapter is written by an international team of authors who cover the three major regions of northern Europe, southern Europe, and central and eastern Europe. The volume covers the major themes of modern economic history, including trade; urbanization; aggregate economic growth; the major sectors of agriculture, industry and services; and the development of living standards, including the distribution of income. The quantitative approach makes use of modern economic analysis in a way that is easy for students to understand.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Stephen Broadberry
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2010-06-24
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781139489508

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The Margins of Urban Life brings to life the "floating worlds of the periphery" in nineteenth-century French cities--the world of beggars, the most miserable prostitutes, ragpickers, casual labor, and unwanted people; the location of slaughterhouses, gas factories, tanneries, and, increasingly, even executions. The men and women of the suburbs and faubourgs were long identified by urban elites and government officials with the turbulent "dangerous classes" who might one day fall upon the wealthy quarters of the center. Merriman analyzes and evokes the social, class, neighborhood, cultural, and political solidarities--the shared sense of not belonging--that made the marginal people in peripheral places emerge as contenders for political power. His investigation explores the world of the Catalan agricultural laborers, the textile workers of the "high town" of Reims, the bitter rivalry between Catholic and Protestant workers in the faubourge of Nimes, the haven for under- and unemployed proletarians in Ingouville, above Le Havre, and France's strange frontier town, Napoléon-Vendée.

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Genre: History
Author: John M. Merriman
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release: 1991-04-18
File: 336 Pages
ISBN-13: 0195362411

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Genre: Europe
Author: William Russell
Publisher:
Release: 1841
File: Pages
ISBN-13: HARVARD:HN5YN2

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From the monarchical terror of the Middle Ages to the mangled Europe of the twenty-first century, A People's History of Modern Europe tells the history of the continent through the deeds of those whom mainstream history tries to forget.Europe provided the perfect conditions for a great number of political revolutions from below. The German peasant wars of Thomas Müntzer, the bourgeois revolutions of the eighteenth century, the rise of the industrial worker in England, the turbulent journey of the Russian Soviets, the role of the European working class throughout the Cold War, student protests in 1968 and through to the present day, when we continue to fight to forge an alternative to the barbaric economic system.By focusing on the role of women, trade unions and students, this history sweeps away the tired platitudes of the privileged upon which our current understanding is based, providing an opportunity to see our history differently.

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Genre: Electronic book
Author: William A. Pelz
Publisher: Pluto Press (UK)
Release: 2016
File: 273 Pages
ISBN-13: 0745332463

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Unlike most existing textbooks on the economic history of modern Europe, which offer a country-by-country approach, The Cambridge Economic History of Modern Europe rethinks Europe's economic history since 1700 as unified and pan-European, with the material organized by topic rather than by country. This second volume tracks Europe's economic history through three major phases since 1870. The first phase was an age of globalization and of European economic and political dominance that lasted until the First World War. The second, from 1914 to 1945, was one of war, deglobalization, and depression and the third was one of growing integration not only within Europe but also between Europe and the global economy. Leading authors offer comprehensive and accessible introductions to these patterns of globalization and deglobalization as well as to key themes in modern economic history such as economic growth, business cycles, sectoral developments, and population and living standards.

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Genre: Business & Economics
Author: Stephen Broadberry
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release: 2010-06-24
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 9781139489515

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