9780077599607

A History of Europe in the Modern World, Volume 1

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  • ISBN13:

    9780077599607

  • ISBN10:

    0077599608

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 9/26/2013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

As the new title reflects, Palmer’s A History of Europe in the Modern World maintains its well-established historical authority, while focusing more specifically on Europe’s prominent role in modern global exchanges, nation building, transnational commercial systems, colonial empires, and cultural transitions. Combining concise accounts of specific nations and national differences with a wide-ranging, comparative analysis of international events, this updated edition of a classic text carefully examines the whole modern history of Europeans and their perpetually changing societies.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

List of Chronologies, Historical Interpretations and Debates, Maps, Charts, and Tables

Preface

Geography and History

Chapter 1 The Rise of Europe

Chapter 2 The Upheaval in Western Christendom, 1300–1560

Chapter 3 The Atlantic World, Commerce, and Wars of Religion, 1560-1648

Chapter 4 The Growing Power of Western Europe, 1640–1715

Chapter 5 The Transformation of Eastern Europe, 1648–1740

Chapter 6 The Scientific View of the World

Chapter 7 The Global Struggle for Wealth and Empire

Chapter 8 The Age of Enlightenment

Chapter 9 The French Revolution

Chapter 10 Napoleonic Europe

Chapter 11 Industries, Ideas, and the Struggle for Reform, 1815–1848

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