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The Ascendancy of Europe 1815-1914 M.S. Anderson

The Ascendancy of Europe 1815-1914 By M.S. Anderson

The Ascendancy of Europe 1815-1914 by M.S. Anderson


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Summary

Explains economic, social, military, intellectual and colonial developments in an engaging manner. This book explores the major aspects of European history in the century from the Congress of Vienna to the First World War. It gives weight not only to political and economic factors but also to social and intellectual ones.

The Ascendancy of Europe 1815-1914 Summary

The Ascendancy of Europe 1815-1914: 1815-1914 by M.S. Anderson

This new edition of the seminal and best selling history of Europe's century of global ascendancy includes a new introduction and bibliography. The carefully drawn discussions are pulled together and reinforced by a new afterword. Presented in a new textbook format and thoroughly revised throughout, the survey provides students with an invaluable guide to a notoriously complex period.

Lucidly written and constructed as a series of essays, the text covers the political and economic balance of power, the mechanics of government, economy and society, states, nations, europe and the world, Armed Forces and war and romanticism, evolution and consciousness.

Reviews of the previous editions`Anderson's book is one of the few that explains economic, social, military, intellectual and colonial developments in a clear, precise and engaging manner.'Teaching History `Packed with shrewdness, wisdom and well-directed erudition...invaluble to university students and teachers.' British Book News

The Ascendancy of Europe 1815-1914 Reviews

Reviews of previous editions: `Anderson's book is one of the few that explains economic, social, military, intellectual and colonial developments in a clear, precise and engaging manner.'Teaching History `An exceptionally helpful guide to a much deeper understanding of European history in these years.' History `Well written, stimulating, thoughtful' French History `Packed with shrewdness, wisdom and well-directed erudition...invaluble to university students and teachers.' British Book News

About M.S. Anderson

M. S. Anderson is Professor Emeritus of International History at the University of London. He taught for many years at the London School of Economics and has written extensively on a wide range of topics in European History.

Table of Contents

1.The Political and Economic Balance of Power
2. The Mechanics of Government: Freedom and Authority
3. Economy and Society: the new and the old
4. States and Nations
5. Europe and the World
6. Armed Forces and War
7. Romanticism, Evolution, Consciousness: the movement of ideas
Conclusion
Select Bibliography
Index

Additional information

GOR002708982
9780582772595
0582772591
The Ascendancy of Europe 1815-1914: 1815-1914 by M.S. Anderson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Taylor & Francis Ltd
20030310
460
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