Europe in Retrospect: A Brief History of the Past Two Hundred Years
by Raymond F. Betts
Publisher: D C Heath & Co 1979
Number of pages: 249
To know something of Europe's history during the last two hundred years is to know something of our world today. This text is designed to assist in such an understanding. The book is addressed to those introductory students who want an overview rather than a heavily detailed account.
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by J. Fr. Michaud - A. C. Armstrong & Son
The Crusades have a deeper significance than any isolated personages or events ever possess. They brought two civilizations into conflict, and no events are more important than those which secure the contact of different civilizations.
by James Harvey Robinson - Ginn & company
The excellence of Robinson's 'History of Western Europe' has been attested by the immediate and widespread adoption of the book in many of the best schools and colleges of the country. It is an epoch-making text-book on the subject.
by Tim Mellage - Smashwords
The book provides a fascinating method to understanding the social developments of Germany over the past five hundred years -- starting with the Reformation of 1517, to the modern democratic state today -- based on the symbols from the fairy tale.
by Priscilla Robertson - Princeton University Press
There must have been over 50 revolutions in Europe in 1848, including those in the German, Italian and Austrian provinces. This book is a social history, its aim is to show how people lived 150 years ago rather than to describe other factors.