The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern Europe

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Media: BOOK - paperback, 400 pages
Author: T. Blanning
Year: 2001
ISBN: 0192854267
Other: b&w & colour photos, sketches, chronology, maps
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Written by eleven different contributors of international standing, 'The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern Europe' offers a readable and authoritative account of Europe's turbulent history from the French Revolution to the present day.

Each chapter portrays both change and continuity, revolutions and stability, and covers the political, economic, social, cultural and military life of Europe.With over 200 photographs, this book provides a better understanding of modern Europe, how it came to be what it is, and where it is going in the future.

List of Colour Plates
List of Maps
List of Contributors
1. Revolution from Above and Below: European Politics from the French Revolution to the First World War
2. The Industrialization of Modern Europe 1750-1914
3. Military Modernization 1789-1918
4. From Orders to Classes: European Society in the Nineteenth Century
5. The Commercialization and Sacralization of European Culture in the Nineteenth Century
6. The Great Civil War: European Politics 1914-1945
7. The Fall and Rise of the European Economy in the Twentieth Century
8. Warfare in Europe Since 1918
9. European Society in the Twentieth Century
10. From Modernism to Post-Modernism
11. Europe Divided and Reunited 1945-1995
Further Reading
Acknowledgement of Sources

a superb volume, completer with maps, which tells the story of a continent from the 18th Century to the present day - Irish Times

good illustrations intelligently fitted to the text ... an excellent book, which deserves to be held well above the coffee-table - Times Literary Supplement

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