Europe A History

ISBN-10: 0060974680
ISBN-13: 9780060974688
Edition: N/A
Authors: Norman Davies
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Description: Here is a masterpiece of historical narrative that stretches from the Ice Age to the Atomic Age, as it tells the story of Europe, East and West. Norman Davies captures it all-the rise and fall of Rome, the sweeping invasions of Alaric and Atilla,  More...

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Book details

List price: $25.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/20/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1392
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 3.036
Language: English

Here is a masterpiece of historical narrative that stretches from the Ice Age to the Atomic Age, as it tells the story of Europe, East and West. Norman Davies captures it all-the rise and fall of Rome, the sweeping invasions of Alaric and Atilla, the Norman Conquests, the Papal struggles for power, the Renaissance and the Reformation, the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars, Europe's rise to become the powerhouse of the world, and its eclipse in our own century, following two devastating World Wars. This is the first major history of Europe to give equal weight to both East and West, and it shines light on fascinating minority communities, from heretics and lepers to Gypsies, Jews, and Muslims. It also takes an innovative approach, combining traditional narrative with unique features that help bring history alive: 299 time capsules scattered through the narrative capture telling aspects of an era. 12 -snapshots offer a panoramic look at all of Europe at a particular moment in history. Full coverage of Eastern Europe-100 maps and diagrams, 72 black-and-white plates.All told, Davies''s Europe represents one of the most important and illuminating histories to be published in recent years.

Lilka Trzcinska-Croydon is a semi-retired child and adolescent psychoanalyst living in Toronto.

List of Maps
The Legend of Europa
Introduction
Peninsula: Environment and Prehistory
Hellas: Ancient Greece
Roma: Ancient Rome, 753 BC-AD 337
Origo: The Birth of Europe, AD c.330-800
Medium: The Middle Age, c.750-1270
Pestis: Christendom in Crisis, c.1250-1493
Renatio: Renaissances and Reformations, c.1450-1670
Lumen: Enlightenment and Absolutism, c.1650-1789
Revolutio: A Continent in Turmoil, c.1770-1815
Dynamo: Powerhouse of the World, 1815-1914
Tenebrae: Europe in Eclipse, 1914-1945
Divisa et Indivisa: Europe Divided and Undivided, 1945-1991
Notes to Chapters
Notes to Capsules
Appendix I List of Capsules
Appendix II Notes on Plates and Acknowledgements
Appendix III Historical Compendium
Index

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