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Europe in review : readings and sources since 1500

Author: George L Mosse
Publisher: Chicago : Rand McNally, [1957]
Series: Rand McNally history series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is meant to introduce the student to some of the raw materials of European history.... The selections in this book are ... chosen to illustrate some of the major developments of modern European history.
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Europe in review.
Chicago, Rand McNally [1957]
(OCoLC)568764718
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George L Mosse
OCLC Number: 1427436
Description: 573 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Renaissance. The Reformation. The break from Rome --
Luther and Christian liberty --
Jean Calvin --
The English Reformation. The Catholic Reformation. Emperor Charles V. (r. 1519-56) The expansion of Europe. Commercial currents before 1500 --
Portuguese in the East --
Spanish in the new world --
Holland becomes colonial power --
England joins in. The wars of religion. France --
Germany --
Doctrine of resistance to authority --
Emerging doctrine of abolutism. The English revolution. The rise of Science. Louis XIV (1638-1715). The rise of Prussia. The rise of Russia. Peter the Great (1672-1725) --
Catherine II (1729-1796). Commerce and conquest. Rise of the Dutch --
England's challenge to the Dutch --
French colonial policy --
Colonial struggle between France and England --
English colonial policy --
End of the "old" colonial system. The Enlightenment. The French revolution. Napolean I (1769-1821). The Congress of Vienna. the industrial revolution Manufacturing before the industrial revolution --
Improvments in agriculture --
Great inventions and the factory system --
Some social consequences of the industrial revolution. Reaction and Romanticism. Romanticism --
conservatiosm and the political "reaction". Liberalism. Nationalism. The growth of democracy in Britain. The revolutions of 1848. Napolean III (1808-1873). The Third Republic. Socialsm. Socialist forerunners --
Anarchism and Syndicalism --
Marxian socialism --
Evolutionary socialism --
Socialsim and religion. The progress of science. Germany finds unity. The unification of Italy. Russia in the nineteenth century. Reign of Alexander I (1801-25) --
Reign of Nicholas I (1825-55) --
Reign of Alexander II (1855-81) --
Reign of Alexander III (1881-94). Imperialism. Social Darwinism and the ideology of Imperialism --
Imperialism as an economic phenomenon --
Imperialism as a sociological phenomenon --
Imperialism as a moral obligation of Western civilization. The First World War. Peace at Versailles. The Russian Revolution. Revolution of 1905 --
March Revolution of 1917 --
November Revolution of 1917. The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. Fascism. The German Republic. National socialism. Britain between the wars. France between the wars. The international scene, 1919-39. Period of "fulfillment" and "conciliation" --
Aggression, collective security, and appeasement, illustrated through documents relating to the German-Czechoslovakan crisis of 1938 --
German-Soviet Alliance of 1939. The Second World War. War --
Reparing for peace. The postwar world. Reconstruction of Europe --
Cold war.
Series Title: Rand McNally history series.
Responsibility: edited, with introductions, by George L. Mosse [and others].

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This book is meant to introduce the student to some of the raw materials of European history.... The selections in this book are ... chosen to illustrate some of the major developments of modern European history.

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