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Pageant of Europe; sources and selections from the Renaissance to the present day.

Author: Raymond Phineas Stearns
Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1961]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Phineas Stearns
OCLC Number: 293717
Description: 1072 pages 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: meaning and significance of the Renaissance --
The reinterpretation of classical survivals: Italian literature --
The literary Renaissance in transalpine Europe --
The reinterpretation of classical survivals: art --
The revolt form accepted authorities: science and philosophy --
The geographical Renaissance and beginnings of overseas empires --
The eve of the Protestant Revolt --
Luther and Lutheranism --
Calvinism --
The Reformation in England --
The Catholic Reformation --
Spain in Reformation days: the beginnings of decline --
The Reformation in France (to 1598) --
The Thirty Years' War (1618-16-1648): last international war of religion --
Some general characteristics of the era of enlightened despotism --
The English struggle over prerogative --
The age of Louis XIV in France --
Hohenzollern vs. Hapsburg: the rise of Brandenburg-Prussia to 1786 --
The expansion and Europeanization of Russia --
Struggles for colonial supremacy --
Intellectual developments: widening the Renaissance mind --
The French Revolution --
Napoleon and the French Imperium --
The nineteenth century, 1815-1914: some general trends --
Reaction and Revolution, 1815-1830 --
The Industrial Revolution --
Science, religion, and philosophy in the nineteenth century --
France, 1848-1914 --
The rise of United Italy to 1914 --
Germanic alterations: the dual monarchy and the rise of the German Empire --
Great Britain and the new British Empire --
Czarist Russia --
The Balkan problem in the nineteenth century --
Introduction to the current age --
The first World War (1914-1918) --
The peacemakers and the peace of Paris, 1919 --
The new Russia: Union of Soviet Socialist Republics --
Fascism and Nazism --
High lights in European internal developments, 1920-1945 --
Southeastern Europe and the near East, 1918-1948 --
The Western powers and the far Eastern question --
International relations between World Wars, 1920-1939 --
The Second World War (1939-1945) --
The new structure for security --
The post-war scene.

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