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Europe and the Making of Modernity : 1815-1914

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9780195156225

ISBN10:
0195156226
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Pub. Date:
4/7/2005
Publisher(s):
Oxford University Press, USA
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Summary

This forthcoming volume will join Oxford University Press's successful series of compact, accessible, and insightful guides covering the general history of Europe from ancient times to the present. Each book in the series offers a clear outline of political history alongside discussions of social and cultural issues; an authoritative narrative that takes the latest historical interpretations into account; support for many different lecture and discussion formats; and chapter summaries, an end-of-book chronology, detailed maps, numerous illustrations, and text boxes with primary source excerpts.

Table of Contents

Maps and Boxes
ix
Preface xi
Introduction 1(1)
The Making of Modernity
1(2)
The Eighteenth-century Background
3(8)
The Enlightenment---The French Revolution
Restoration and Revolution, 1815--1840
11(30)
The Congress of Vienna, 1814--1815
11(7)
The Persistence of Revolution, 1820--1823
18(9)
Serbian and Greek Independence, 1804-1829---The Decembrist Revolt in Russia, 1825
The Revolutions of 1830
27(8)
France---National Independence in Belgium---Nationalist Revolutions in Poland, Italy, and Germany
Reform Without Revolution: Great Britain
35(3)
The Counterrevolution in Russia
38(3)
Romanticism
41(23)
An Age of Feeling and Poetry
42(9)
Music
51(1)
Painting
52(3)
Architecture
55(1)
Religion and Philosophy
56(1)
Romantic Nationalism
57(5)
Melodrama and Popular Romanticism
62(2)
The Industrial Age Begins
64(29)
Precursors: Agriculture, Demography, and Markets
67(4)
Momentum
71(3)
Trains: The Ultimate Machine
74(5)
Why Britain?
79(4)
The Challenge of Industrialization in Western Europe
83(4)
France---Germany---Italy
The Challenge of Industrialization in Eastern Europe
87(6)
Austria---The Balkans---``Core--Periphery'' Industrialization---Russia
Social Change and Social Life
93(32)
Class
94(1)
Population Growth and Redistribution
95(3)
Rural Society
98(5)
Peasants---Rural Elites
Cities
103(10)
Workers
Social Mobility
113(8)
Middle Classes
Religious Minorities
121(4)
Ideas and Ideologies
125(28)
Conservatism
126(4)
Liberalism
130(9)
Economic Liberalism---Utilitarian Liberalism---Humanitarian Liberalism---Toward Democracy: The Vote
Socialism
139(10)
Utopian Socialism---Karl Marx and Marxism
Apostles of Violence and Nonviolence
149(2)
Anarchists---Christian Socialists and Christian Democrats
Mass Political Movements
151(2)
The Revolutions of 1848
153(30)
Causes
154(6)
Nationalism in the 1840s---Political Activism---The ``Hungry Forties''
The Revolutions of 1848
160(18)
France---Italy---Germany---The Austrian Empire---Great Britain and Russia
Consequences of 1848
178(5)
The Modern Nation-State
183(46)
The Crimean War
185(3)
France: The Second Empire
188(4)
Unification of Italy and Germany
192(13)
Italy---Germany
The Paris Commune
205(1)
Germany: The Nation-State
206(3)
The Austrian Empire in the Era of the Nation-State
209(9)
Compromise and the Dual Monarchy---The Nationality Question Under the Dual Monarchy: Austria---The Nationality Question Under the Dual Monarchy: Hungary
New States in Ottoman Europe
218(1)
Poles of Reform
219(10)
The Russian Empire and the Great Reforms---Great Britain and the Cult of Progress
Reason, Realism, and Respectability
229(28)
The Economic Boom and Second Industrial Revolution
230(8)
France and Germany---Russia and Italy---Austria-Hungary---Urbanization and Migration
Respectability
238(3)
Darwin and Darwinism
241(2)
Realism in the Arts
243(14)
Literature---Music---Painting---Sculpture, Monument, and Architecture---Photography
The Age of Imperialism, 1870--1914
257(32)
Motives
258(4)
Money---Power---Security---Ideology
British Rule in India
262(6)
Imperialism in East Asia
268(2)
The Partition of Africa
270(8)
Conflicts in Africa After Partition
278(4)
Fashoda---The Boer War
Russia: Between Nation and Empire
282(3)
Imperialism at Home
285(4)
Mass Nationalism and Racism---Economic and Political Consequences of Imperialism
The Challenges of Modernity
289(30)
City Life: Fin de Siecle and Belle Epoque
290(9)
The Workers' Challenge
299(3)
The Women's Challenge
302(4)
Leisure and Mass Culture
306(3)
The Cultural Challenge: Modernism
309(6)
Painting---Music---The Other Arts
The Scientific Challenge: Discontinuity, Randomness, and Relativity
315(4)
Social Sciences
Political Polarization and Conflict
319(40)
Imperial Germany, 1880--1914
320(4)
Great Britain: Protest on Three Fronts, 1867--1914
324(4)
France: The Third Republic, 1870--1914
328(7)
Italy After Unification, 1870--1914
335(2)
Russian Reaction and Revolution, 1881--1914
337(7)
The Revolution of 1905
The Austro-Hungarian Empire, 1867--1914
344(6)
Conflicts Among Nationalities
The Road to War
350(9)
Chronology 359(9)
Suggested Readings 368(11)
Index 379


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