2nd Edition

Modern Europe, 1789-Present





ISBN 9780582772601
Published April 25, 2003 by Routledge
478 Pages

USD $66.95

Prices & shipping based on shipping country


Preview

Book Description

Now covering the whole of Europe from the French Revolution to the present day, this major new edition has been completely revised and brought up-to-date. The approach embraces the whole continent from both national and regional perspectives, and combines political survey with grass roots 'people' history. Bringing this history vividly to life, the authors use a very broad range of sources including memoirs, archives, letters, songs and newspapers. In particular, there is new treatment of the following themes:

  • Religion and the modern Papacy
  • Immigration in Europe and relationships between minority and majority groups
  • UNESCO
  • The European Bill of Rights
  • The seeds of conflict in Bosnia and Croatia
  • Europe's relations with the wider world, with particular attention to the Middle East and Japan.

Table of Contents

1. Revolution and Empire: Experience and Impact, 1789-1815.  2. Order and Movement, 1815-1848.  3. Nation Building, 1848-1878.  4. Rivalry and Interdependence, 1871-1914.  5. Modernity.  6. A European Civil War, 1914-1918.  7. A New Order? 1919-1929.  8. Guns and Butter, 1929-1939.  9. From European to World War, 1933-1945.  10. Freezing and Thawing Postwar Europe, 1945-1969.  11. Reconstructing Europe, 1945-1968.  12. Towards a United Europe, 1968-2002.  13. Post-Modern?  Bibliographical.  Essay.   Index.

...
View More