Summary: Highlighting the most important events, ideas, and individuals that shaped modern Europe, A Concise History of Modern Europe provides a readable, succinct history of the continent from the Enlightenment and the French Revolution to the present day. Avoiding a detailed, lengthy chronology, the book focuses on key events and ideas to explore the causes and consequences of revolutionsbe they political, economic, or scientific; the origins and development of human rights and democracy; a ...show morend issues of European identity. Any reader needing a broad overview of the sweep of European history since 1789 will find this book an engaging and cohesive narrative. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 11
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