The Routledge Companion to Modern European History since 1763 is a compact and highly accessible work of reference covering the broad sweep of events from the last days of the ancient regime to the ending of the Cold War, and from the reshaping of Eastern Europe to the radical expansion of the European Union in 2004.
Within the broad coverage of this outstanding volume, particular attention is given to subjects such as:
With a fully comprehensive glossary, a biographical section, a thorough bibliography and informative maps, this volume is the indispensable companion for all those who study modern European history.
'A venerable title … most welcome [and] most useful.' – Contemporary Review
'This title would be accessible to both the general and student reader alike…The former would no doubt find this a useful reference if they were studying any aspect of European history since 1763.' – Reference Reviews
Part 1: Principal Rulers and Ministers Part 2: Political Chronologies Part 3: War, Diplomacy and Imperialism Part 4: Social and Economic History Part 5: Biographies Part 6: Glossary of Terms Part 7: Topic Bibliography
Routledge Companions to History offer perfect reference guides to key historical events and eras, providing everything that the student or general reader needs to know.
These comprehensive guides include essential apparatus for navigating through specific topics in a clear and straightforward manner – including introductory articles, biographies and chronologies – to provide accessible and indispensable surveys crammed with vital information valuable for beginner and expert alike.