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Europe : a history

Europe : a history

Author: Norman Davies
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
From the ice age to the Cold War, from Reykjavik to the Volga, from Minos to Margaret Thatcher, Norman Davies here tells the entire history of Europe in one single volume. The narrative zooms in from the distant focus of Chapter One, which explores the first five million years of the continent's development, to the close focus of the last two chapters, which cover the twentieth century at roughly one page per year.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Davies
ISBN: 0195209125 9780195209129 0198201710 9780198201717 0060974680 9780060974688
OCLC Number: 35593922
Description: xvii, 1365 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Legend of Europa --
I. Peninsula: Environment and Prehistory --
II. Hellas: Ancient Greece --
III. Roma: Ancient Rome, 753 BC-AD 337 --
IV. Origo: The Birth of Europe, AD c.330-800 --
V. Medium: The Middle Age, c.750-1270 --
VI. Pestis: Christendom in Crisis, c.1250-1493 --
VII. Renatio: Renaissances and Reformations, c.1450-1670 --
VIII. Lumen: Enlightenment and Absolutism, c.1650-1789 --
IX. Revolutio: A Continent in Turmoil, c.1770-1815 --
X. Dynamo: Powerhouse of the World, 1815-1914 --
XI. Tenebrae: Europe in Eclipse, 1914-1945 --
XII. Divisa et Indivisa: Europe Divided and Undivided, 1945-1991.
Responsibility: Norman Davies.
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This volume tells the story of Europe, East and West, from prehistory to the present day. Alongside Europe's better-known stories, it brings into focus areas often ignored or misunderstood, revealing  Read more...


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