This book is intended as a sequel to author’s earlier volume on The Remaking of Modern Europe (1789-1871), first published in 1909, and has been written in response to requests for a continuation of the narrative. It is offered as a preliminary survey of a large tract of country.
Table of Contents
1. Introductory: The New Era 2. The New Germany and The New France (1871-75) 3. The Eastern Questions (1875-98) 4. The Ascendency of Germany (1879-90). The Triple Alliance. The German Empire in Africa 5. The Egyptian Problem (1875-99) 6. The Expansion of Russia: The Franco-Russian Alliance (1890-98) 7. The United States of America as a World Power (1898-1916) 8. The English in South Africa (1871-1902) 9. West and East (1839-1907) 10. The Diplomatic Revolution (1890-1911) 11. The Problem of the Near East (1888-1911) 12. The Balkan League and the Balkan Wars (1912-1913) 13. The World War (1914-1918) 14. The World Settlement (1919-1920)
Sir John Arthur Ransome Marriott (17 August 1859 – 6 June 1945) was a British educationist, historian, and Conservative Member of Parliament. He taught modern history at Oxford University from 1884 to 1920. He was an Honorary fellow, formerly fellow, lecturer and tutor in modern History, of Worcester College, Oxford. He was Conservative member of Parliament for Oxford from 1917 to 1922, and for York from 1923 to 1929. After defeat in 1929 he retired from active politics. During the course of his lifetime he wrote more than forty books on British and European history, as well as current political subjects. He was knighted in 1924.