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Concise History of Modern Europe

Concise History of Modern Europe - 2nd edition

Concise History of Modern Europe - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9781442205345

ISBN10: 1442205342

Concise History of Modern Europe by David Mason - ISBN 9781442205345
Edition: 2ND 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub, Inc.
Published: 2011
International: No
Concise History of Modern Europe by David Mason - ISBN 9781442205345

ISBN13: 9781442205345

ISBN10: 1442205342

Edition: 2ND 11

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; and 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.