History of Modern Europe / Edition 2

History of Modern Europe / Edition 2

by John Merriman
ISBN-10:
0393924947
ISBN-13:
9780393924947
Pub. Date:
02/28/2004
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

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History of Modern Europe / Edition 2

A classic in its field, loved by instructors and students for its narrative flair, humor, authority, and comprehensive coverage. More than 100,000 copies sold!
Available in both one-volume and two-volume paperback editions, A History of Modern Europe presents a panoramic survey of modern Europe from the Renaissance to the present day. A single author lends a unified approach and consistent style throughout, with an emphasis on the connections of events and people over time.
The Third Edition, like the two before it, is authoritative and up-to-date. New to the Third Edition is the theme of empire. From the imperial rivalries between France and Spain in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, through the rise and fall of the Ottoman Turkish empire, and on into the imperial history of the twentieth century—decolonization, the spread of the Soviet empire, and the imperial power of the United States—the theme of empire helps students find commonalities among the events of European history.

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ISBN-13: 9780393924947
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 02/28/2004
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 656
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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