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Barricades and Borders Europe 1800-1914

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ISBN-10: 0199253005

ISBN-13: 9780199253005

Edition: 3rd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Robert Gildea

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This is a comprehensive survey of European history from the coup d'etat of Napoleon Bonaparte in France to the assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand at Sarajevo, which led to the First World War. It concentrates on the twin themes of revolution and nationalism, which often combined in the early part of the century but which increasingly became rival creeds. Going beyond traditional political and diplomatic history, the book incorporates the results of recent research on population movements, the expansion of markets, the accumulation of capital, social mobility, education, changing patterns of leisure, religious practices, and intellectual and artistic developments. The work falls into…    
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Book details

List price: $91.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/24/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738

List of Maps
List of Tables
Europe 1800-1850
The Quickening Pace
Napoleonic Europe
Metternich's Europe
The Revolutions of 1848
Hierarchies of Culture
Europe 1850-1880
Mid-Century Prosperity
Nationalism and Unification
Revolution Contained
Mid-Century Culture
Europe 1880-1914
The Struggle for Economic Supremacy
Problems of National Integration
The Race for Empire
The Management of Society
Culture at the Turn of the Century
The Break-Up of Nineteenth-Century Europe
Bibliography
Biographical Dictionary of Major Figures
Index