European History Products

  • Atlas of Medieval Europe

    2nd Edition

    Edited by David Ditchburn, Simon MacLean, Angus MacKay

    The Atlas of Medieval Europe covers the period from the fall of the Roman Empire through to the beginnings of the Renaissance, spreading from the Atlantic coast to the Russian steppes. Each map approaches a separate issue or series of events in medieval history, and a commentary locates it in its…

    Paperback – 2007-02-01

  • The Witch Hunts

    A History of the Witch Persecutions in Europe and North America, 2nd Edition

    By Robert Thurston

    Tens of thousands of people were persecuted and put to death as witches between 1400 and 1700 – the great age of witch hunts. Why did the witch hunts arise, flourish and decline during this period? What purpose did the persecutions serve? Who was accused, and what was the role of magic in the hunts…

    Paperback – 2006-12-18

  • The Routledge Companion to Medieval Warfare

    1st Edition

    By Jim Bradbury

    Providing easily accessible factual material, and covering the whole geographical area of medieval Europe, including Eastern Europe, this comprehensive volume is the perfect companion to all aspects of medieval warfare. Setting the Companion in themed, illustrated sections, each preceded by a…

    Paperback – 2006-11-29
    Routledge Companions to History

  • The Balkans

    A Post-Communist History, 1st Edition

    By Robert Bideleux, Ian Jeffries

    An excellent companion volume to the successful A History of Eastern Europe, this is a country-by-country treatment of the contemporary history of each of the Balkan states: Albania, Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Kosova. With a distinctive…

    Paperback – 2006-11-16

  • The Origins of the First World War

    3rd Edition

    By James Joll, Gordon Martel

    James Joll's study is not simply another narrative, retracing the powder trail that was finally ignited at Sarajevo. It is an ambitious and wide-ranging analysis of the historical forces at work in the Europe of 1914, and the very different ways in which historians have subsequently attempted to…

    Paperback – 2006-10-05
    Origins Of Modern Wars

  • The Routledge Companion to Early Modern Europe, 1453-1763

    1st Edition

    By Chris Cook, Philip Broadhead

    This compact and highly accessible work of reference covers the broad sweep of events as Europe transformed during the period from the Renaissance to the Enlightenment. This Companion examines the centuries that saw the Reformation and Counter-Reformation, the expansion of Europe and the…

    Paperback – 2006-09-19
    Routledge Companions to History

  • Mussolini and Fascist Italy

    3rd Edition

    By Martin Blinkhorn

    In Mussolini and Fascist Italy Martin Blinkhorn explains the significance of the man, the movement and the regime which dominated Italian life between 1922 and the closing stages of the Second World War.  He examines:   those aspects of post-Risorgimento Italy which provided the…

    Paperback – 2006-08-25
    Lancaster Pamphlets

  • Ypres

    The First Battle 1914, 1st Edition

    By Ian Beckett

    The battle for Ypres in October and November 1914 represented the last opportunity for open, mobile warfare on the Western Front. In the first study of First Ypres for almost 40 years, Ian Beckett draws on a wide range of sources never previously used to reappraise the conduct of the battle, its…

    Paperback – 2006-07-27

  • The Origins of French Absolutism, 1598-1661

    1st Edition

    By Alan James

    This controversial study takes the provocative line that the French monarchy was a complete success. James turns the idea of royal ‘absolutism’ on its head by redefining the French monarchy’s success from 1598 - 1661. The Origins of French Absolutism, 1598-1661 maintains that…

    Paperback – 2006-04-13
    Seminar Studies

  • Bismarck and the German Empire

    1871–1918, 2nd Edition

    By Lynn Abrams, Lynn Abrams

    Updated and expanded, this second edition of Bismarck and the German Empire, 1871–1918 is an accessible introduction to this important period in German history. Providing both a narrative of events at the time and an analysis of social and cultural developments across the period, Lynn Abrams…

    Paperback – 2006-04-11
    Lancaster Pamphlets

  • From Roman Provinces to Medieval Kingdoms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas F.X. Noble

    This prestigious collection of essays by leading scholars provides a thorough reassessment of the medieval era which questions how, when and why the Middle Ages began, and how abruptly the shift from the Roman Empire to Barbarian Europe happened. Presenting the most current work including…

    Paperback – 2006-03-01
    Rewriting Histories

  • Europe Between the Wars

    2nd Edition

    By Martin Kitchen

    Martin Kitchen’s compelling account of Europe between the wars sets the twenty-year crisis within the context of the profound sense of cultural malaise shared by many philosophers and artists, the economic crises that plagued a Europe ruined by war and the social upheavals caused by widespread…

    Paperback – 2006-02-16

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