Mastering Modern European History traces the development of Europe from the French Revolution to the present day. Political, dipl...
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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. Inhalt The French Revolution The Napoleonic Era 1799-1815 The Concert of Europe 1815-30 The Age of Revolutions 1815-48 Restoration France 1815-48 Italy 1796-1848 Germany 1801-48 The Habsburg Monarchy 1809-48 The Revolutions of 1848 Imperial Russia 1801-81 The Eastern Question 1804-56 The Second French Empire 1852-70 The Unification of Italy 1850-71 The Unification of Germany 1862-71 The New Imperialisation Bismarck and International Relations 1871-90 The Kingdom of Italy 1870-1915 Imperial Germany 1871-1914 The Third Republic 1871-1914 Imperial Russia 1881-1914 The Habsburg Monarchy 1849-1914 The Origins of the First World War 1890-1914 The First World War and its Aftermath 1914-21 The Failure of Collective Security 1914-36 Soviet Russia 1917-40 Mussolini and Italy 1918-36 The Weimar Republic and the Rise of Hitler 1919-39 The Road to War 1936-9 The Second World War 1939-45 Post-war Europe and the Cold War 1945-55 European Decolonisation Western Europe 1953-85 The Communist Bloc 1945-85 Communist Europe 1985-1991 International Relations 1953-87 European Unity and Discord.