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Modern Europe 1789-1989

Author: Asa Briggs; Patricia Clavin
Publisher: London ; New York : Longman, 1997.
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Modern Europe provides both text and illustrations which draw on a wide range of sources, from state archives, published memoirs and heroic paintings to private letters, oral testimony, picture postcards, cartoons and songs.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Briggs, Asa, 1921-
Modern Europe 1789-1989.
London ; New York : Longman, 1997
(OCoLC)605265305
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Asa Briggs; Patricia Clavin
ISBN: 0582494060 9780582494060 0582494052 9780582494053
OCLC Number: 34243108
Description: xviii, 502 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Revolution and Empire - experience and impact; order and movement, 1815-1848; nation building, 1848-1871; rivalry and interdependence, 1871-1914; classicism, romanticism, Victorianism, modernity; a European civil war, 1914-1918; a new order? 1919-1929; guns and butter, 1929-1939; from European to World War, 1933-1945; freezing and thawing in post-war Europe, 1945-1989; reconstructing Europe, 1945-1991; the great mutation? the end of history?
Responsibility: Asa Briggs & Patricia Clavin.
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This is the third book in an introductory survey of the history of Europe from the end of the classical world to modern times. This volume covers events from the French Revolution to the present.  Read more...

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