Europe: A History

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Random House, Sep 30, 2010 - History - 1392 pages
8 Reviews
From the Ice Age to the Cold War, from Reykjavik to the Volga, from Minos to Margaret Thatcher, Norman Davies here tells the entire story of Europe in a single volume. It is the most ambitious history of the continent ever undertaken.

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User Review  - Nosemonkey - Goodreads

More like a chronological encyclopedia than a traditional history book. If it wasn't so damned huge this would be the perfect book to sit by the loo - ideal for dipping into at random to read up on ... Read full review

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User Review  - Johnny Ryan - Goodreads

Excellent, beautifully written overview. Davies delivers a broad, sweeping history. One caveat: it passes quickly over detail, occasionally vaguely. Overall this is a masterpiece. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Norman Davies C. M. G., F. B. A. is Professor Emeritus of the University of London, a Supernumerary Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford, and the author of several books on Polish and European history, including God's Playground, White Eagle, Red Star, The Isles, Microcosm and Europe: East and West.

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