Europe : a history

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Series
Published
  • London : Pimlico 1996
Physical description
xix, 1365 p., [72] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 0712666338
Notes
  • "Reprinted with corrections."
  • Originally published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1996.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Source of acquisition: Professor Howard Erskine-Hill bequest.
Contents
  • Partial contents Ancient Greece -- Ancient Rome -- The birth of Europe -- The Middle Age -- Cristendom in crisis -- Renaissances and Reformations -- Enlightenment and Absolutism -- A continent in turmoil -- Powerhouse of the world (1815-1914) -- Europe in eclipse (1914-1945) -- Europe divided and undivided (1945-1991).
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  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0640/96042032-d.html
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0726/96042032-b.html
  • http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017.12/366295
Genre
  • History.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • From Minos to Margaret Thatcher, the Ice Age to the Cold War, from Reykjavik to the Volga, Norman Davies' sweeping history of Europe is compact, readable and comprehensive. This book is not just about Western Europe but all of Europe.
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