History of Europe in the Modern World - Palmer, R. R.; Colton, Joel; Kramer, Lloyd
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As the new title reflects, Palmer's A History of Europe in the Modern World maintains its well-established historical authority, while focusing more specifically on Europe's prominent role in modern global exchanges, nation building, transnational commercial systems, colonial empires, and cultural transitions. Combining concise accounts of specific nations and national differences with a wide-ranging, comparative analysis of international events, this updated edition of a classic text carefully examines the whole modern history of Europeans and their perpetually changing societies.…mehr

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As the new title reflects, Palmer's A History of Europe in the Modern World maintains its well-established historical authority, while focusing more specifically on Europe's prominent role in modern global exchanges, nation building, transnational commercial systems, colonial empires, and cultural transitions. Combining concise accounts of specific nations and national differences with a wide-ranging, comparative analysis of international events, this updated edition of a classic text carefully examines the whole modern history of Europeans and their perpetually changing societies.
  • Produktdetails
  • McGraw-Hill International Editions
  • Verlag: Mcgraw-Hill Higher Education
  • 11th ed. International student edition
  • Seitenzahl: 1152
  • Erscheinungstermin: Dezember 2013
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 249mm x 182mm x 38mm
  • Gewicht: 1685g
  • ISBN-13: 9780071315562
  • ISBN-10: 007131556X
  • Artikelnr.: 38612904
Autorenporträt
R.R. Palmer received his B.A. from the University of Chicago, his PhD from Cornell University, and honorary degrees from the Universities of Uppsala and Toulouse. He taught at Princeton University, Washington University, and Yale University before retiring in 1977. The author of Twelve Who Ruled: The Year of the Terror in the French Revolution, Age of the Democratic Revolution, The World of the French Revolution, and The Improvement of Humanity: Education and the French Revolution, Palmer has also translated such books as Georges Lefebvre's, Coming of the French Revolution, Louis Bergeron's, France Under Napoleon, and Jean-Paul Bertaud's, Army of the French Revolution and has served as editor and translator of From Jacobin to Liberal: Marc-Antoine Jullian, 1775-1848. He served as President of the American Historical Association in 1970 and has been the recipient of the Bancroft Prize, 1960 and The Antonio Feltrinelli International Prize for History in Rome, 1990.
Inhaltsangabe
Palmer/Colton/Kramer A History of Europe in the Modern World 11e Table of Contents List of Illustrations List of Chronologies, Historical Interpretations and Debates, Maps, Charts, and Tables Preface Geography and History Chapter 1 The Rise of Europe Chapter 2 The Upheaval in Western Christendom, 1300-1560 Chapter 3 The Atlantic World, Commerce, and Wars of Religion, 1560-1648 Chapter 4 The Growing Power of Western Europe, 1640-1715 Chapter 5 The Transformation of Eastern Europe, 1648-1740 Chapter 6 The Scientific View of the World Chapter 7 The Global Struggle for Wealth and Empire Chapter 8 The Age of Enlightenment Chapter 9 The French Revolution Chapter 10 Napoleonic Europe Chapter 11 Industries, Ideas, and the Struggle for Reform, 1815-1848 Chapter 12 Revolutions and the Reimposition of Order, 1848-1870 Chapter 13 The Consolidation of Large Nation-States, 1859-1871 Chapter 14 European Civilization, 1871-1914: Economy and Politics Chapter 15 European Civilization, 1871-1914: Society and Culture Chapter 16 Europe's World Supremacy, 1871-1914 Chapter 17 The First World War Chapter 18 The Russian Revolution and the Emergence of the Soviet Union Chapter 19 Democracy, Anti-Imperialism, and the Economic Crisis after the First World War Chapter 20 Democracy and Dictatorship in the 1930s Chapter 21 The Second World War Chapter 22 The Cold War and Reconstruction after the Second World War Chapter 23 Decolonization and the Breakup of the European Empires Chapter 24 Coexistence, Confrontation, and the New European Economy Chapter 25 The International Revolt against Soviet Communism Chapter 26 Europe and the Changing Modern World Appendix Rulers and Regimes Suggestions for Further Reading Index