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Published: 25 May 2000

320 Pages | 6 line illustrations, 6 maps


ISBN: 9780198731351

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The Nineteenth Century

Europe 1789-1914

Edited by T. C. W. Blanning

Short Oxford History of Europe

  • One of the first two volumes launching the major new Short Oxford History of Europe series which will become a core seller on History lists.
  • Series editor is Professor TCW Blanning, Professor of Modern European History, Cambridge
  • The contributors (who include dynamic younger figures as well as grandees) are all top names in the field and together make up an enterprising and formidable volume
  • Not a narrative history, but a series of analytical surveys of society, politics, economics, culture, etc., each by a leading scholar at the cutting edge of historiography
  • Chapters linked together by a substantial introduction and conclusion, by internal cross-references, and by a detailed chronological table
  • Coherent, concise, comprehensive, authoritative, provocative, and challenging: a book which can't be overlooked
  • The period is one of the most lively studies amongst history courses internationally