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A concise history of modern Europe : liberty, equality, solidarity

Author: David S Mason
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2011.
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Highlighting the key events, ideas, and individuals that have shaped modern Europe, this fresh and lively book provides a succinct history of the continent from the Enlightenment to the present. Drawing on the enduring theme of revolution, David S. Masonexplores the causes and consequences of revolution: political, economic, and scientific; the development of human rights; and issues of European identity and  Read more...
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Mason, David S. (David Stewart), 1947-
Concise history of modern Europe.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2011
(DLC) 2010043621
(OCoLC)656454508
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David S Mason
ISBN: 9781442205352 1442205350
OCLC Number: 700454543
Description: 1 online resource (229 pages)
Contents: Boxes, Illustrations, and Maps; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to and Acknowledgments for the First Edition; Introduction: Change and Tradition in Europe; Timeline of European History; Chapter 1. The Old Regime and the Enlightenment; Chapter 2. The French Revolution and Napoleon; Chapter 3. The Industrial Revolution and the Birth of Capitalism; Chapter 4. 1848: The Peoples' Spring; Chapter 5. Marx, Marxism, and Socialism; Chapter 6. Darwinism and Social Darwinism; Chapter 7. The Unifications of Italy and Germany; Chapter 8. The Age of Imperialism and the Scramble for Africa.
Responsibility: David S. Mason.

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Rev. ed. of: Revolutionary Europe, 1789-1989.  Read more...

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PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION Lucid and well written, this text offers a straightforward and accessible introduction to late-modern European history. -- K. Steven Vincent PRAISE FOR THE FIRST EDITION Read more...

 
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