Suitable for 19th and 20th century Europe/modern Europe undergraduate courses.This well-established and immensely successful book provides a standard introduction to the subject by one of Britain's most popular historians. Social, economic and social history are skillfully integrated within a framework of political narrative history.
1. What this Book is About 2. Europe in 1880 3. The Ancien Regime 4. International Competition 1880-1901 5. Before 1914: Constitutional States 6. Autocracy and Conservatism 7. Anti-traditional Forces 8. International Relations 1901-1914 9. The Great War 10. Postwar Europe 11. Economy and Society 1918-1939 12. Democratic Europe 13. Totalitarianism and Dictatorship 14. Social and Cultural Change 16. The Approach to the Second World War 17. Europe and the Second World War 18. Beyond this Book: Reading Further. Appendix. Some problems. Aids to study.