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European History For Dummies, 2nd Edition.

Author: Sean Lang
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

The rich variety of Europe's history rolled into one thrilling account.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Lang
ISBN: 9780470978184 047097818X
OCLC Number: 941073425
Description: 384 s. ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction. Part I: Origins of a Continent. Chapter 1: Not So Much a Continent, More a Way of Life. Chapter 2: The Stone Age Rocks. Part II: Europe of the Ancients. Chapter 3: You re Ancient History! Chapter 4: The Ups and Downs of the Roman Empire. Part III: Middle Ages. Chapter 5: Dancing in the Dark Ages. Chapter 6: Gold, Murder, and Frankish Sense. Chapter 7: Knock, Knock, Knocking Heads at Heaven's Door. Chapter 8: Don't Call Us Medieval! Part IV: New Ideas, New Worlds. Chapter 9: Back to the Future: The Renaissance. Chapter 10: Reformation Ruckus. Chapter 11: Mass and Massacre: The Wars of Religion. Chapter 12: Tsar Wars. Chapter 13: Absolute Power: The Sun King Rises. Part V: Europe Rules the World. Chapter 14: The (Almost) Irresistible Rise of France and Russia. Chapter 15: Seeking Enlightenment. Chapter 16: France Catches a Cold and We're All Still Sneezing. Chapter 17: Grime Wave: Europe Gets Industrial. Chapter 18: Building Nations. Part VI: Europe Tears Itself in Two. Chapter 19: Europe's Age of Empire. Chapter 20: The War to End All Wars Doesn't. Chapter 21: Revolution in Russia. Chapter 22: Europe Goes to Extremes. Chapter 23: World War to Cold War. Chapter 24: Eurovision. Chapter 25: New Millennium: New Europe. Part VII: The Par t of Tens. Chapter 26: Ten Europeans Who Dominated the Continent. Chapter 27: Ten Days That Shook Europe and the World. Chapter 28: Ten Places (apart from Naples) to See Before You Die. Chapter 29: Ten Things Europe (and the World) Could Have Done Without. Index.


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