Europe, 1783-1914

Voorkant
Psychology Press, 2000 - 388 pagina's

Europe 1783-1914 is an accessible history of Europe from the advent of the French Revolution to the origins of the First World War, covering political, economic and social aspects of the period.

Each chapter is structured with concise backgrounds to events, including tables of key dates, a selection of primary documents and questions to test current interpretations of important themes, and a guide to further reading.

Extensively illustrated with maps, contemporary cartoons and portraits, Europe 1783-1914 surveys the following main themes interspersed with studies of significant countries including France, Italy, Germany and Russia:

  • the impact of the French Revolution and Napoleon
  • the Industrial Revolution
  • Nationalism
  • the 1848 Revolutions
  • Imperialism
  • Marxism
  • the origins of the First World War.

Europe 1783-1914 is an essential and invaluable introduction to this turbulent and exciting period of European history.

 

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Chapter Four The Revolution at War
43
Chapter Five The Rule of Napoleon
61
Chapter Six The Impact of the French Revolution and Napoleon on Europe and
78
Chapter Seven The Industrialisation of Europe and its Effects
96
Chapter Eight Nationalism and the Breakdown of
112
Chapter Nine Restoration Europe 181548 and Challenges to Authority
124
The Year of Revolutions
144
Chapter Twelve The Unification of Italy 184971
178
anarchism
257
Chapter Seventeen The Third Republic in France 18711914
266
2
270
Chapter Eighteen Imperial Germany 18711912
286
September 1884
298
Chapter Nineteen The Habsburg Empire 18481914
306
Chapter Twenty Russia 18941914
324
Chapter TwentyOne International Relations 18901914
340

Chapter Fourteen Reform and Reaction in Russia 184994
211
Chapter Fifteen The Age of Imperialism
228
2
234
Chapter Sixteen Marxism and the Growth of Working Class Organisations
252
Retrospect and Prospect
360
Index
371
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