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Title A concise history of modern Europe [electronic resource] : liberty, equality, solidarity / David S. Mason.
Author Mason, David S. (David Stewart), 1947-
Publication Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, [2011]
Copyright date ©2011
Edition Second edition.
Description 1 online resource (229 pages)
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Call # eBOOK
Note Rev. ed. of: Revolutionary Europe, 1789-1989.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-202) and index.
Contents Boxes, Illustrations, and Maps; Preface to the Second Edition; Preface to and Acknowledgments for the First Edition; Introduction: Change and Tradition in Europe; Timeline of European History; Chapter 1. The Old Regime and the Enlightenment; Chapter 2. The French Revolution and Napoleon; Chapter 3. The Industrial Revolution and the Birth of Capitalism; Chapter 4. 1848: The Peoples' Spring; Chapter 5. Marx, Marxism, and Socialism; Chapter 6. Darwinism and Social Darwinism; Chapter 7. The Unifications of Italy and Germany; Chapter 8. The Age of Imperialism and the Scramble for Africa
Summary Highlighting the key events, ideas, and individuals that have shaped modern Europe, this fresh and lively book provides a succinct history of the continent from the Enlightenment to the present. Drawing on the enduring theme of revolution, David S. Masonexplores the causes and consequences of revolution: political, economic, and scientific; the development of human rights; and issues of European identity and integration. He deliberately avoids a detailed chronology of every country and time period by emphasizing the most crucial events in shaping contemporary Europe. Fourteen focused chapters
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Europe -- History -- 1789-1900.
Europe -- History -- 20th century.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 1789-1900.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author Mason, David S. (David Stewart), 1947- Revolutionary Europe, 1789-1989.
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Related To Print version: Mason, David S. (David Stewart), 1947- Concise history of modern Europe. 2nd ed. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2011 9781442205338 (OCoLC)700454543
ISBN 9781442205352 (electronic bk.)
1442205350 (electronic bk.)

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