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The revolutions in Europe, 1848-1849 : from reform to reaction

Author: Robert John Weston Evans; H Pogge von Strandmann
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
These essays arose out of lectures given in Oxford to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the 1848 revolutions in Europe. They comprise summaries of the existing state of knowledge, new insights and unfamiliar information.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert John Weston Evans; H Pogge von Strandmann
ISBN: 0199249970 9780199249978
OCLC Number: 48066889
Notes: Originally published: 2000.
Description: 264 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. 1848-1849: a European revolution? / Hartmut Pogge von Strandmann --
2. Liberalism, nationalism, and the coming of the revolution / R.J.W. Evans --
3. The revolution of 1848-1849 in France / Geoffrey Ellis --
4. The revolutions of 1848-1849 in Italy / Denis Mack Smith --
5. Britain's reaction to the revolutions / Leslie Mitchell --
6. The German revolutions of 1848-1850 and the Sonderweg of Mecklenburg / Hartmut Pogge von Strandmann --
7. A pyrrhic victory: the Russian empire in 1848 / David Saunders --
8. The United States and the revolutions of 1848 / Timothy M. Roberts and Daniel W. Howe --
9. 1848-1849 in the Habsburg monarchy / R.J.W. Evans --
10. 1848 in European collective memory / Robert Gildea.
Responsibility: edited by R.J.W. Evans and Hartmut Pogge von Strandmann.


This collection of essays provides a new introduction to the revolutions of 1848. In that year Europe's traditional order broke down dramatically across much of the continent. Well-known experts in  Read more...


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a fresh, lively and stimulating set of essays. * English Historical Review *

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