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Nineteenth Century Europe Sources and Perspectives from History

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ISBN-10: 0321172108

ISBN-13: 9780321172105

Edition: 2007

Authors: John C. Swanson, Michael S. Melancon

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This engaging collection of primary sources and selected fiction excerpts explores important events, figures, and themes in European history, from 1789 to 1900. nbsp; 19th Century Europeoffers four types of selections: memoirs of individuals who witnessed important historical events; excerpts from works of fiction; writings of influential figures and theorists; and significant historical documents. Primary source selections acquaint students with the writings and documents that helped shape the long 19th century European history, while the fiction selections bring historical events to the level of human life. The selections explore significant themes of this time periodmodernization,…    
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Book details

List price: $126.65
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/27/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Thematic Contents
Preface for Instructors and Interested Students
Preface for Students and Interested Instructors
The French Revolution
Image: Print of Storming of the Bastille
Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen
Declaration of the Rights of Woman
The King's Declaration
Speech on Terror
Writings and Sayings
Restoration and Bourgeois Culture, 1815-1848
Image: Image of a Wealthy Middle-Class Family
Holy Alliance
Carlsbad Decrees
Confession of Faith
The Authority of Custom
A Harlot High and Low
Liberalism and Romanticism
Image: Eugene Delacroix, "Lady Liberty"
On Liberty
Evidence Given Before the Sadler Committee
The Sorrows of Young Werther
The Poor Fiddler
Industrialization and Socialism
Image: Claude Monet, "Gare Saint-Lazare"
An Essay on the Principle of Population
Two Essays: Factory Workers and How to Constitute a Working Class
The Communist Manifesto
Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life
1848 and Nationalism
Image: Print of the 1848 Uprising in Frankfurt
Three Essays: Germany, England, and Russia
The Duties of Man
Pan Tadeusz
Justice for the Irish
The French Revolution in 1848
Gender: Women's Spheres and the Male Role
Image: Photograph of the Arrest of Emmeline Pankhurst
Why I Mention Women
Book of Household Management
Why We Are Militant
Anna Karenina
A Doll's House
Carsten Curator
Science and Technology
Image: Print of A Schematic History of Evolution
The Principles of Geology
The Origin of Species
Rural Hygiene
The Life of a German Inventor: The Invention of the Automobile
European Civilization, 1850-1914
Image: Print of Early Cinematography
Social Growth
A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis
Beyond Good and Evil
European Imperialism
Image: Cartoon of Western Designs on China
King Leopold's Rule in Africa
King Leopold's Investigative Commission
The White Man's Burden
Imperialism: The Highest Stage of World Capitalism
Shooting an Elephant
Problems of National Identity
Image: Print of Bismarck Declaring the Second German Empire
What is a Nation?
Hungarian Declaration of Independence
The Jews' State
The Radetzky March
Europe's Landscapes: Rural, Town, and City
Image: John Constable, "The Cornfields"
Years of Childhood
A Life Under Russian Serfdom
The Mayor of Casterbridge
Reeds in the Wind
Effi Briest
Chadwick's Report on Sanitary Conditions
Material Culture
Image: Print of Moving Machinery Hall at the Crystal Palace
Biedermeier to Bauhaus
The Ladies' Paradise
The Revival of Handicraft
Mass Politics and Society, 1850-1900
Image: Photo of Dreyfus Passing Through the "Guard of Dishonor"
Letter to Michelet
Two Speeches: The Belleville Manifesto and Educating the Peasantry
Evolutionary Socialism
Rerum Novarum
Violence and Terrorism
Image: Print of The Assassination of Alexander II of Russia in 1881
Reflections on Violence
One Day Under the Paris Commune, 1871
Statism and Anarchy
The Secret Agent
Pre-War Politics and Society
Image: Photo of Meeting of Bismarck and Wilhelm II
October Manifesto, 1905
People's Budget
On the Annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Swann's Way