Schaum s Outline of Modern European History

Schaum s Outline of Modern European History
Author: Birdsall S. Viault
Pages: 608
ISBN: 0070674531
Available:
Release: 1990-01-22
Editor: McGraw-Hill Education
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

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History of Modern Europe

History of Modern Europe
Author: John Merriman,Kathleen Nilan
Pages: 329
ISBN: 039399029X
Available:
Release: 1999-05-01
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Available in both one-volume and two-volume paperback editions, A History of Modern Europe presents a panoramic survey of modern Europe from the Renaissance to the present day. A seasoned teacher and talented historian, Professor John Merriman offers a carefully crafted narrative that guides students through a vast amount of complex material, integrating the many aspects of the European experience into a larger, interconnected whole. A full ten percent shorter than its predecessor, the Second Edition has tightened organization throughout to make room for recent research and descriptions of the current issues and events that define Europe's role in the world today.

A History of Modern Europe

A History of Modern Europe
Author: John Merriman
Pages: 1239
ISBN: 9780393934335
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Release: 2009-09-29
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Available in both one-volume and two-volume paperback editions, A History of Modern Europe presents a panoramic survey of modern Europe from the Renaissance to the present day. A single author lends a unified approach and consistent style throughout, with an emphasis on the connections of events and people over time. The Third Edition, like the two before it, is authoritative and up-to-date. New to the Third Edition is the theme of empire. From the imperial rivalries between France and Spain in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, through the rise and fall of the Ottoman Turkish empire, and on into the imperial history of the twentieth century—decolonization, the spread of the Soviet empire, and the imperial power of the United States—the theme of empire helps students find commonalities among the events of European history.

A History of Modern Europe

A History of Modern Europe
Author: John M. Merriman
Pages: 1482
ISBN: 0393968855
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Release: 1996
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Themes in Modern European History Since 1945

Themes in Modern European History Since 1945
Author: Rosemary Wakeman
Pages: 273
ISBN: 0415219876
Available:
Release: 2003
Editor: Psychology Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Twelve chapters consider the key political, cultural and economic changes of post-1945 Europe.

The Politics of Moderation in Modern European History

The Politics of Moderation in Modern European History
Author: Ido de Haan,Matthijs Lok
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9783030274153
Available:
Release: 2019-09-04
Editor: Springer Nature
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This book charts the varieties of political moderation in modern European history from the French Revolution to the present day. It explores the attempts to find a middle way between ideological extremes, from the nineteenth-century Juste Milieu and balance of power, via the Third Ways between capitalism and socialism, to the current calls for moderation beyond populism and religious radicalism. The essays in this volume are inspired by the widely-recognized need for a more nuanced political discourse. The contributors demonstrate how the history of modern politics offers a range of experiences and examples of the search for a middle way that can help us to navigate the tensions of the current political climate. At the same time, the volume offers a diagnosis of the problems and pitfalls of Third Ways, of finding the middle between extremes, and of the weaknesses of the moderate point of view.

A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History

A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History
Author: Ute Lotz-Heumann
Pages: 306
ISBN: 9781351243278
Available:
Release: 2019-01-30
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A Sourcebook of Early Modern European History not only provides instructors with primary sources of a manageable length and translated into English, it also offers students a concise explanation of their context and meaning. By covering different areas of early modern life through the lens of contemporaries’ experiences, this book serves as an introduction to the early modern European world in a way that a narrative history of the period cannot. It is divided into six subject areas, each comprising between twelve and fourteen explicated sources: I. The fabric of communities: Social interaction and social control; II. Social spaces: Experiencing and negotiating encounters; III. Propriety, legitimacy, fi delity: Gender, marriage, and the family; IV. Expressions of faith: Offi cial and popular religion; V. Realms intertwined: Religion and politics; and, VI. Defining the religious other: Identities and conflicts. Spanning the period from c. 1450 to c. 1750 and including primary sources from across early modern Europe, from Spain to Transylvania, Italy to Iceland, and the European colonies, this book provides an excellent sense of the diversity and complexity of human experience during this time whilst drawing attention to key themes and events of the period. It is ideal for students of early modern history, and of early modern Europe in particular.

Modern European History 1871 2000

Modern European History  1871 2000
Author: David Welch
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781000158960
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Release: 2020-09-11
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Modern European History brings together a unique selection of documents covering the period from 1871 to 2000. The collection is organised by topic, and a clear historical context and chronological chart provide background for each section. This second edition brings the book up to date and includes such key themes in European history as: * Bismarck and Imperial Germany * the Russian Revolution * the origins and aftermath of the First and Second World Wars * Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany * The Spanish Civil War * The Cold War * European Integration 1945-1999 Containing documents such as extracts from diaries, speeches, treaties, poetry, radio broadcasts, photographs, cartoons, political posters and propaganda, this is an essential resource for students of modern British and European history.

Themes in Modern European History 1780 1830

Themes in Modern European History 1780 1830
Author: Pamela Pilbeam
Pages: 280
ISBN: 9781134853403
Available:
Release: 2012-08-21
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Themes in Modern European History 1780-1830 is an authoritative and lively exploration of a period dominated by events which have shaped modern Europe. In a series of articles, six leading academics present some controversial conclusions: * the east/west contrast in Europe today has more to do with responses to the French Revolution of 1789 than the Russian Revolution of 1917 * the conservative Europe of 1814 was the product of the Romantic imagnation, not a `Restoration' of the old regime Spanning political, social, economic and demographic facets of revolutions, this is an indispensable textbook for all students of the nineteenth century, and for all those interested in understanding the nature of Europe today.

A Companion to Modern European History

A Companion to Modern European History
Author: Martin Pugh
Pages: 422
ISBN: 0631192174
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Release: 1997-10-22
Editor: Wiley-Blackwell
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Its sixteen thematic chapters - each written by an expert in the field - cover social and economic developments, the rise and fall of all the major political movements as well as the immense changes generated by war and international diplomacy across Europe.

Readings in Modern European History Europe since the Congress of Vienna

Readings in Modern European History  Europe since the Congress of Vienna
Author: James Harvey Robinson,Charles Austin Beard
Pages: 329
ISBN: WISC:89094691698
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Release: 1909
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Emotions and Everyday Nationalism in Modern European History

Emotions and Everyday Nationalism in Modern European History
Author: Andreas Stynen,Maarten Van Ginderachter,Xosé M. Núñez Seixas
Pages: 214
ISBN: 9780429756481
Available:
Release: 2020-05-12
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This volume examines how ideas of the nation influenced ordinary people, by focusing on their affective lives. Using a variety of sources, methods and cases, ranging from Spain during the age of Revolutions to post-World War II Poland, it demonstrates that emotions are integral to understanding the everyday pull of nationalism on ordinary people.

Early Modern Europe 1450 1789

Early Modern Europe  1450 1789
Author: Merry E. Wiesner
Pages: 563
ISBN: 9781107031067
Available:
Release: 2013-02-21
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

"The title of this book, and perhaps also of the course for which you are reading it, is Early Modern Europe. The dates in the title inform you about the chronological span covered (1450-1789), but they do not explain the designation "early modern." Thatterm was developed by historians seeking to refine an intellectual model first devised during this very period, when scholars divided European history into three parts: ancient (to the end of the Roman Empire in the west in the fifth century), medieval (from the fifth century to the fifteenth), and modern (from the fifteenth century to their own time). In this model, the break between the Middle Ages and the modern era was marked by the first voyage of Columbus (1492) and the beginning of the Protestant Reformation (1517), though some scholars, especially those who focused on Italy, set the break somewhat earlier with the Italian Renaissance. This three-part periodization became extremely influential, and as the modern era grew longer and longer, historians began to divide it into "early modern" - from the Renaissance or Columbus to the French Revolution in 1789 - and what we might call "truly modern" - from the French Revolution to whenever they happened to be writing"--

The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History 1350 1750

The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History  1350 1750
Author: Hamish M. Scott
Pages: 736
ISBN: 9780199597260
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Release: 2015
Editor: Oxford Handbooks
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This Handbook re-examines the concept of early modern history in a European and global context. The term "early modern" has been familiar, especially in Anglophone scholarship, for four decades and is securely established in teaching, research, and scholarly publishing. More recently, however,the unity implied in the notion has fragmented, while the usefulness and even the validity of the term, and the historical periodisation which it incorporates, have been questioned. The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern European History, 1350-1750 provides an account of the development of the subjectduring the past half-century, but primarily offers an integrated and comprehensive survey of present knowledge, together with some suggestions as to how the field is developing. It aims both to interrogate the notion of "early modernity" itself and to survey early modern Europe as an establishedfield of study. The overriding aim will be to establish that "early modern" is not simply a chronological label but possesses a substantive integrity.Volume II is devoted to "Cultures and Power", opening with chapters on philosophy, science, art and architecture, music, and the Enlightenment. Subsequent sections examine 'Europe beyond Europe', with the transformation of contact with other continents during the first global age, and military andpolitical developments, notably the expansion of state power.

Mastering Modern European History

Mastering Modern European History
Author: Stuart Tindale Miller
Pages: 528
ISBN: 9781349137893
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Release: 2016-01-09
Editor: Macmillan International Higher Education
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Mastering Modern European History traces the development of Europe from the French Revolution to the present day. Political, diplomatic and socio-economic strands are woven together and supported by a wide range of pictures, maps, graphs and questions. Documentary extracts are included throughout to encourage the reader to question the nature and value of various types of historical evidence. The second edition brings us fully up to the present day. Chapters on European Decolonisation, Communist Europe 1985-9, and European Unity and Discord have been added, and others have been substantially rewritten. An even wider range of illustrations and documentary source questions are included. The book is presented in a readable and well ordered format and is an ideal reference text for students.

Themes in Modern European History 1890 1945

Themes in Modern European History  1890 1945
Author: Paul Hayes
Pages: 315
ISBN: 0415079055
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Release: 1992
Editor: Psychology Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Fixes the important developments of the period not only in the political framework of the time, but also in their social and cultural context. These essays throw new light on the European situation between 1890 and the Second World War.Themes in European History treats in thematic fashion a period of great change and upheaval in Europe. A collection of twelve essays by five leading historians, this textbook:* highlights important developments and changes that occurred* sets these changes in their social and cultural context as well as in the political framework* concentrates on the most important powers in Europe* vompletes each essay with suggestions for further reading to guide your students into continuing their research.Whereas other textbooks of this period focus on the political events, Themes in Modern European History uses a comparative history of institutions and societies, with emphasis on the cultural changes as well.Students are provided with the whole picture of events and are made aware of the wider consequences of the changes taking place - enabling them to understand all aspects of the dramatic transformation of Europe from 1890-1945.

MODERN EUROPEAN HIST

MODERN EUROPEAN HIST
Author: Charles Downer 1868-1941 Hazen
Pages: 772
ISBN: 1371028567
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Release: 2016-08-27
Editor: Wentworth Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Early Modern Europe 1500 1789

Early Modern Europe  1500 1789
Author: Helmut Georg Koenigsberger
Pages: 343
ISBN: 0582418623
Available:
Release: 1987
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Since its publication in 1987 early Modern Europe (1500 - 1789) has become a bestselling, well-loved classic. Opening at the climax of the Renaissance - when an educated, city-based laity began to bring their special demands and sensibilities to bear on earlier traditions the book chronicles the dawning of a new age on the continent. Combining the freshness of an interpretive essay with the breadth of wide-ranging historical synthesis, Koenigsberger paints a detailed picture of the Reformation and its significance as increasingly powerful nations began to intrude on their subjects' public and private lives. The text ends with a discussion of the conflicts between personal freedom and the rights of authority that shattered forever the old European order. Early Modern Europe 1500 - 1789 was originally published as the central volume in the bestselling illustrated Series, `A History of Europe', edited by H G Koenigsberger and Asa Briggs, charting Europe's history from the collapse of the Roman Empire to modern times.

The European World 1500 1800

The European World 1500   1800
Author: Beat Kümin
Pages: 398
ISBN: 9781317950721
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Release: 2014-01-10
Editor: Routledge
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The European World 1500-1800 provides a concise and authoritative textbook for the centuries between the Renaissance and the French Revolution. It presents early modern Europe not as a mere transitional phase, but a dynamic period worth studying in its own right. Written by an experienced team of specialists, and derived from a perennially successful undergraduate course, it offers a student-friendly introduction to all major themes and processes of early modern history. Structured in four parts dealing with socio-economic, religious, cultural and political issues, it adopts a deliberately broad geographical perspective: Western and Central Europe receive particular attention, but dedicated chapters also explore the wider global context. For this thoroughly revised and improved second edition, the authors have added three new chapters on ‘Politics and Government’, ‘Impact of War' and ‘Revolution’ Specially designed to assist learning, The European World 1500-1800 features: state-of-the-art surveys of key topics written by an international team of historians suggestions for seminar discussion and further reading extracts from primary sources and generous illustrations, including maps a glossary of key terms and concepts a chronology of major events a full index of persons, places and subjects a fully-featured companion website, enhanced for this new edition The European World 1500-1800 will be essential reading for all students embarking on the discovery of the early modern period.

Ritual in Early Modern Europe

Ritual in Early Modern Europe
Author: Edward Muir
Pages: 334
ISBN: 0521602408
Available:
Release: 2005-08-18
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

This new and expanded edition of the first comprehensive study of rituals in early modern Europe examines the impact on the European interpretation of ritual from the discoveries of new civilizations in the Americas and missionary efforts in China. It also adds more material about rituals peculiar to women. Edward Muir draws on extensive historical research to emphasize the persistence of traditional Christian ritual practices, even as enlightened elites attempted to choose reason over passion, textual interpretation over ritual action, and moral rectitude over gaining access to supernatural powers of anti-Christian rituals. First Edition Hb (1997) 0-521-40169-0 First Edition Pb (1997) 0-521-40967-5