A History of Eastern Europe 1740-1918: Empires, Nations and Modernisation / Edition 2

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Overview

A History of Eastern Europe 1740-1918: Empires, Nations and Modernisation provides a comprehensive, authoritative account of the region during a troubled period that finished with the First World War. Ian Armour focuses on the three major themes that have defined Eastern Europe in the modern period - empire, nationhood and modernisation - whilst chronologically tracing the emergence of Eastern Europe as a distinct concept and place. Detailed coverage is given to the Habsburg, Ottoman, German and Russian Empires that struggled for dominance during this time.

In this exciting new edition, Ian Armour incorporates findings from new research into the nature and origins of nationalism and the attempts of supranational states to generate dynastic loyalties as well as concepts of empire. Armour's insightful guide to early Eastern Europe considers the important figures and governments, analyses the significant events and discusses the socio-economic and cultural developments that are crucial to a rounded understanding of the region in that era.

Features of this new edition include:

* A fully updated and enlarged bibliography and notes

* Eight useful maps

* Updated content throughout the text

A History of Eastern Europe 1740-1918 is the ideal textbook for students studying Eastern European history.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849664882
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 1/24/2013
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr Ian D. Armour is Assistant Professor of History at Grant MacEwan University, Edmonton, Canada. He is also the co-author, with Ian Porter, of Imperial Germany 1890-1918.

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Table of Contents

List of maps     vi
Preface     vii
Introduction     1
The Eighteenth-Century Background 1740-1804     11
Peoples, states and societies     13
War, Enlightenment and nationalism     27
The Habsburg Monarchy's attempt at modernisation     41
The Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth     61
The Ottoman Empire     77
Russia and Prussia as regional powers     91
Nationalism, Revolution and State Formation 1804-67     105
Forces of the age: the international scene 1804-67     107
Forces of the age: liberalism, nationalism and economic change 1804-67     115
The Habsburg Monarchy from enlightened absolutism to the Ausgleich     127
The Ottoman Empire and the Balkan nation-states     153
Russia and Prussia 1804-67     175
Nationalism, Independence and Modernisation 1867-1918     191
Nation-states and modernisation     193
Dualism: the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy 1867-1914     203
Ottoman retreat and the Balkan nation-states to 1914     215
The Russian and German empires to 1914     229
The First World War 1914-18     241
Conclusion     255
Notes     259
Bibliography     269
Index     279
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