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The Resource A history of modern Europe : from the Renaissance to the present, John Merriman

A history of modern Europe : from the Renaissance to the present, John Merriman

Label
A history of modern Europe : from the Renaissance to the present
Title
A history of modern Europe
Title remainder
from the Renaissance to the present
Statement of responsibility
John Merriman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
940.2/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D228
LC item number
.M485 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A history of modern Europe : from the Renaissance to the present, John Merriman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Medieval legacies and transforming discoveries -- The Renaissance -- The two reformations -- The wars of religion -- The rise of the Atlantic economy : Spain and England -- England and the Dutch Republic in the seventeenth century -- The age of absolutism, 1650-1720 -- The new philosophy of science -- Enlightened thought and the republic of letters -- Eighteenth-century economic and social change -- Eighteenth-century dynastic rivalries and politics -- The French revolution -- Napoleon and Europe -- The industrial revolution -- Liberal challenges to Restoration Europe -- The revolutions of 1848 -- The era of national unification -- The dominant powers in the age of liberalism : parliamentary Britain, Tsarist Russia, and Republican France -- Rapid industrialization and its challenges, 1870-1914 -- Political and cultural responses to a rapidly changing world -- The age of European imperialism -- The Great War -- Revolutionary Russia and the Soviet Union -- The elusive search for stability in the 1920s -- The Europe of economic depression and dictatorship -- World War II -- Rebuilding divided Europe -- The Cold War and the end of European empires -- Transitions to democracy and the collapse of communism -- Global challenges : "fortress Europe," European cooperation, and the uncertainties of a new age
Control code
ocn320193499
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xxx, 1239, A-102 p.
Isbn
9780393934335
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009027982
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)320193499
Label
A history of modern Europe : from the Renaissance to the present, John Merriman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Medieval legacies and transforming discoveries -- The Renaissance -- The two reformations -- The wars of religion -- The rise of the Atlantic economy : Spain and England -- England and the Dutch Republic in the seventeenth century -- The age of absolutism, 1650-1720 -- The new philosophy of science -- Enlightened thought and the republic of letters -- Eighteenth-century economic and social change -- Eighteenth-century dynastic rivalries and politics -- The French revolution -- Napoleon and Europe -- The industrial revolution -- Liberal challenges to Restoration Europe -- The revolutions of 1848 -- The era of national unification -- The dominant powers in the age of liberalism : parliamentary Britain, Tsarist Russia, and Republican France -- Rapid industrialization and its challenges, 1870-1914 -- Political and cultural responses to a rapidly changing world -- The age of European imperialism -- The Great War -- Revolutionary Russia and the Soviet Union -- The elusive search for stability in the 1920s -- The Europe of economic depression and dictatorship -- World War II -- Rebuilding divided Europe -- The Cold War and the end of European empires -- Transitions to democracy and the collapse of communism -- Global challenges : "fortress Europe," European cooperation, and the uncertainties of a new age
Control code
ocn320193499
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xxx, 1239, A-102 p.
Isbn
9780393934335
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2009027982
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)320193499
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