A Concise History of Modern Europe: Liberty, Equality, by David S. Mason PDF

By David S. Mason

Highlighting the foremost occasions, principles, and members that experience formed glossy Europe, this clean and vigorous booklet offers a concise heritage of the continent from the Enlightenment to the current. Drawing at the enduring topic of revolution, David S. Mason explores the political, monetary, and clinical reasons and results of revolution; the improvement of human rights and democracy; and problems with eu id and integration. He intentionally avoids an in depth chronology of each kingdom and period of time by way of emphasizing the main an important occasions that experience formed Europe. Fourteen concentrated chapters deal with such topical concerns because the Enlightenment; the French Revolution and Napoleon; the economic Revolution; the theories and impression of Marx and Darwin; the revolutions of 1848, 1917, and 1989; the unifications of Germany and Italy; eu imperialism; the 2 international wars; the chilly warfare; the evolution and growth of the ecu Union; and present demanding situations confronting Europe. Any reader who wishes a large sweep of eu heritage will locate this e-book an interesting narrative, supplemented with maps, timelines, sidebars, photographs, and a glossary.

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