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Europe 1715-1919 From Enlightenment to World War

ISBN-10: 0742527670

ISBN-13: 9780742527676

Edition: 2003

Authors: Shirley Elson Roessler, Reinhold Miklos

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Europe 1715-1919 explores the tumultuous period in European History between the Age of Enlightenment and World War I. By integrating political, social, economic, and cultural history, the authors provide an entertaining and comprehensive account of the emergence of modern Europe. Eminently readable, Europe 1715-1919 will appeal to students, scholars, and all interested in the history of modern Europe.
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Book details

List price: $44.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/19/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Maps
Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ideas Shape the Modern State
The Age of Enlightenment
Society and Culture
Society and Economics
Society and Politics
War, Revolution, and the Modern State
International Rivalry in the Eighteenth Century
Old Regimes under Stress
The French Revolution
Napoleon Bonaparte
The Congress of Vienna and the Hundred Days
Industrialization Shapes the Nation-state
Revolution in Industry and Labor
Politics in the Age of Metternich
Reform and Revolution
Industry Transforms Society
The Challenges of Nation Building
War, Revolution, and the Nation-state
The Political Landscape: 1870-1914
The Road to Conflict
The Great War: 1914-1918
The End of the Great War
Appendix
Baron Charles de Secondat de Montesquieu, The Spirit of Laws
Cesare Beccaria, An Essay on Crimes and Punishments
Adam Smith, An Inquiry into the Nature and the Causes of the Wealth of Nations
Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Women
Frederich the Great, Address to His Generals and Staff Officers
Maria Theresa, Letter to Her Son Regarding the Partition of Poland
George III, Letter to Lord North on the Necessity of Subduing the American Colonies
Viscount Noailles, Speech to the National Assembly
The Revolutionary Calendar
Madame de Remusat, Commenting on Attitudes toward Napoleon Bonaparte
Testimony Given before the Ashley Mines Commission
Proclamation of Independence Issued by the Greek National Assembly
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, Manifesto of the Communist Party
The People's Charter of 1842
Decrees Issued by the French Provisional Government
A Congress of Labor Leaders Issue a Socialist Program at Gotha in 1875
Herbert Spencer, Unimpeded Struggle Is a Requisite for Progress
Victor Emmanuel, Address at the Opening Session of Italian Parliament
The Ems Telegram
Alexander II, On the Emancipation of the Russian Serfs
Letter from the "Executive Committee of the Will of the People" to Tsar Alexander III
The Austrian Ultimatum to Serbia
Prince Regent Alexander of Serbia, Telegram to Tsar Nicholas
Private Donald Fraser, Journal
Woodrow Wilson, "Speech on the Fourteen Points"
Vladimir Lenin, Rebuttal to Opponents of Insurrection
The Treaty of Versailles
Bibliography
Index
About the Authors