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Modern Europe, 1789-present

Author: Asa Briggs; Patricia Clavin
Publisher: London ; New York : Pearson/Longman, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Modern Europe 1789-Present is an innovative history. As the narrative of big events that have shaped the Europe of today is clearly unfolded, Modern Europe also reaches deep beneath the political surface to examine how European society and culture have influenced, or been influenced by, these developments. It traces the emergence, from the French Revolution onwards, of a distinctive sense of Europe and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Asa Briggs; Patricia Clavin
ISBN: 0582772605 9780582772601
OCLC Number: 50526918
Notes: Rev. of: Modern Europe 1789-1989. London : Longman, 1997.
Description: xix, 458 p. : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Revolution and Empire: Experience and Impact, 1789-1815 ---
2. Order and Movement, 1815-1848 ---
3. Nation Building, 1848-1878 ---
4. Rivalry and Interdependence, 1871-1914 ---
5. Modernity ---
6. A European civil War, 1914-1918 ---
7. A New Order? 1919-1929 ---
8. Guns and Butter, 1929-1939 ---
9. From European to World War, 1933-1945 ---
10. Freezing and Thawing Postwar Europe, 1945-1969 ---
11. Reconstructing Europe, 1945-1968 ---
12. Towards a United Europe, 1968-2002 ---
13. Post-Modern?
Responsibility: Asa Briggs and Patricia Clavin.
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This history is a narrative of big events that have shaped the Europe of today. It traces the emergence, from the French Revolution onwards, of a distinctive sense of Europe and Europeanness. It also  Read more...

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'...there is little in this ambitious book that does not deserve praise.' The Times Higher, November 2004

 
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