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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