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Modern Europe 1789-1989 By Asa Briggs

Modern Europe 1789-1989 by Asa Briggs

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This is the third book in an introductory survey of the history of Europe from the end of the classical world to modern times. This volume covers events from the French Revolution to the present.

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Modern Europe 1789-1989 by Asa Briggs

At last! This widely-used three volume introductory survey of the history of Europe from the end of the classical world to moderrn times is now completed with the eagerly awaited final volume. This ambitious survey covers the critical two centuries from the French Revolution to the fall of the Soviet Empire, when Europe evolved its own distinctive sense of identity. Asa Briggs and Patricia Clavin consider complex themes within continent-wide and national perspectives, but they also draw attention to the importance of regional identifies across the boundaries of nation-states.Modern Europe 1789-1989 is attractively written and richly illustrated and draws on a wide range of sources from state archives to private letters and oral testimony.

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'there is an impressive amount of information and a good deal of sensible analytical exposition packed between these covers' History

Table of Contents

1. Revolution and Empire: Experience and Impact, 1789-1815. 2. Order and Movement, 1815-1848. 3. Nation Building, 1848-1871. 4. Rivalry and Interdependence, 1871-1914. 5. Classicism, Romanticism, Victorianism, Modernity.6. A European Civil War, 1914-1918. 7. A New Order?, 1919-1929. 8. Guns and Butter, 1929-1939. 9. From European to World War, 1933-1945. 10. Freezing and Thawing in Post-War Europe, 1945-1989. 11. Reconstructing Europe,1945-1994. 12. A Great Mutation? The End of History?

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Modern Europe 1789-1989 by Asa Briggs
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