A People's History of Modern Europe
by William A. Pelz
Publisher: Pluto Press 2016
Number of pages: 289
From the monarchical terror of the Middle Ages to the mangled Europe of the Twenty-first Century, A People's History of Modern Europe tracks the history of the continent through the deeds of those whom mainstream history tries to forget.
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