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History of Modern Europe

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ISBN-10: 0393968855

ISBN-13: 9780393968859

Edition: 1996

Authors: John Merriman

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This history of Europe since the Renaissance emphasizes not only cultural and social history, but also examines important political and diplomatic events. Major themes covered include the social bases of politics, the rise of the modern state, and relations between the different social classes.
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List price: $81.65
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1552
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 4.070
Language: English

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Medieval Legacies and Transforming Discoveriesp. 3
The Renaissancep. 47
The Two Reformationsp. 87
The Wars of Religionp. 138
The Rise of the Atlantic Economy: Spain and Englandp. 181
England and the Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Centuryp. 232
The Age of Absolutism, 1650-1720p. 274
The New Philosophy of Sciencep. 327
Eighteenth-Century Economic and Social Changep. 354
Enlightened Thought and the Republic of Lettersp. 399
Eighteenth-Century Dynastic Rivalries and Politicsp. 442
The French Revolutionp. 495
Napoleon and Europep. 548
Challenges to Restoration Europep. 587
The Middle Classes in the Age of Liberalismp. 638
The Industrial Revolution, 1800-1850p. 669
The Revolutions of 1848p. 715
The Era of National Unificationp. 753
The Dominant Powers in the Age of Liberalism: Britain, France, and Russiap. 787
Rapid Industrialization and Its Challenges, 1870-1914p. 844
Mass Politics and Nationalismp. 902
The Age of European Imperialismp. 959
The Origins of the Great Warp. 1003
The Great Warp. 1039
Revolutionary Russia and the Soviet Unionp. 1085
The Elusive Search for Stability in the 1920sp. 1139
The Europe of Depression and Dictatorshipp. 1186
World War IIp. 1239
Rebuilding Divide Europep. 1291
The Emergence of Contemporary Europe and the Collapse of Communismp. 1351
Further Readingsp. 1411
Creditsp. 1433
Indexp. 1447
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