The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern Europe

The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern Europe

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Written by eleven contributors of international standing, this book covers Europe's turbulent history from the French Revolution in the late eighteenth century to the present day. Attractively illustrated with over 200 pictures in colour and black and white, it provides a better understanding of modern Europe, how it came to be what it is, and even where it may be going in the future.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 188 x 244 x 20mm | 979.75g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated
  • 24 pp colour plates, numerous black and white illustrations
  • 0192854267
  • 9780192854261
  • 387,204

Table of contents

Introduction ; 1. Revolution from Above and Below: European Politics from the French Revolution to the First World War ; 2. The Industrialization of Modern Europe, 1750-1914 ; 3. Military Modernization, 1789-1918 ; 4. From Orders to Classes: European Society in the Nineteenth Century ; 5. The Commercialization and Sacralization of European Culture in the Nineteenth Century ; 6. The Great Civil War: European Politics, 1914-45 ; 7. The Fall and Rise of the European Economy in the Twentieth Century ; 8. Warfare in Europe since 1918 ; 9. European Society in the Twentieth Century ; 10. From Modernism to Post-Modernism ; 11. Europe Divided and Reunited, 1945-95 ; Further Reading; Chronology; Maps; Acknowledgement of Sources; Index
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a superb volume, complete with maps, and tells the story of a continent from the 18th century to the present day. * Irish Times *
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About T. C. W. Blanning

T. C. W. Blanning is Professor of Modern European History at Cambridge, and a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College. His books include Rise and Fall of the French Revolution, 1789-99 (University of Chicago Press, 1996); French Revolution: Class War or Culture Clash? (Macmillan, 1997); French Revolutionary Wars, 1787-1802 (Arnold, 1996); Origins of the French Revolutionary Wars (Longman, 1986).
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