The Complete Idiot's Guide to European History, 2e (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Oct 4, 2011 - History - 464 pages
2 Reviews

Fascinating, fact-filled writing that delivers hundreds of years in the life of the European continent.

Terrific supplementary reading for AP History students.


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User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

Great source of information. I learned a lot from this book and like it's casual but informative tone. However, I'm not a fan of the author's non-inclusive language. Given that this book was published ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

Did a great job of filling in all the blanks that were left by my schools' poor history programs. A real eye-opener for me as to the influence of The Church in Europe during this time period. My only complaint was a lack of sufficient maps, which would have helped my understanding a lot. Read full review


Title Page
The End ofthe World as We Know
Time for a Change in the Church
Time for an Alternative to the Church
The Catholic and Counter Reformations
Might Makes Right Right? c 14501750
Our Religion Is Better Than Your Religion
Am I in Charge? Absolutely
You Say You Want More Revolution? c 1776
The Industrial Revolution
Intriguing New Ideologies
NineteenthCentury Growing Pains
What a Tangled
Big Wars and Big Bangs Twentieth Century
Second Verse Worse Than the First
The Cold War

The Eastern Absolutists
Revolutions Galore c 15001800
Revolt ofthe Scientists
The Agricultural Revolution and an Expanding Europe
The French Revolution
As Crazy as Ever c 1989
Out With the Old USSR In With the New Russia
The EU the Euro and the Unstable Economy
Appendix A Major Events in European History

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About the author (2011)

A career educator, Nathan Barber has written more than a dozen books, mostly in the field of education, as well as much online content for educational and test-prep companies. Barber lives with his family in Texas where he continues to write.

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