Synopses & Reviews
In the nineteenth century Europe changed more rapidly and more radically than during any prior period. These six specially commissioned chapters by eminent historians offer the student and general reader a unique approach to understanding one of the most complex periods of modern history, addressing all the major issues in Europe's political, social, economic, cultural, international, and Imperial history.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -253) and index.
About the Author
T.C.W. Blanning is Professor of Modern European History at the University of Cambridge.
Table of Contents
List of Contributors
Introduction: The End of the Old Regime, T.C.W. Blanning
Politics, Robert Tombs
Society, Colin Heywood
The European Economy, 1815-1914, Niall Ferguson
Culture, James Sheehan
International Politics, Peace, and War, 1815-1914, Paul W. Schroeder
Overseas Expansion, Imperialism, and Empire, 1815-1914, A.G. Hopkins
Conclusion, T.C.W. Blanning