Making Europe: The Story of the West, Volume II: Since 1550

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2013 - History - 560 pages
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Developed by a team of authors who have spent many years making history accessible to a diverse range of readers, each chapter of MAKING EUROPE begins with clear learning objectives and timelines, and continues with an accessible narrative that uses focus questions throughout the text to help all readers understand historical concepts. The Check-In feature and the Test Yourself questions at the end of each chapter help you assess your understanding of the material. The text uses stories of ordinary people and their impact on history, and visually stunning images and maps that make learning history interesting. Available in the following split options: MAKING EUROPE, Second Edition Complete; Since 1300; Volume 1: To 1790; and Volume 2: Since 1550.
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Contents

Features
xv
Preface
xvii
Acknowledgments
xxvii
About the Authors
431
A Century of Crisis 15501650
434
StateBuilding and the European State System 16481789
464
The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment 15501790
498
Trade and Empire 17001800
530
The Culture of Industrial Europe 18501914
688
The Age of Imperialism 18701914
716
War and Revolution 19001918
750
A Decade of Revolutionary Experiments 19181929
780
Democracy Under Siege 19291945
810
Europe Divided 19451968
844
Lifting the Iron Curtain 19691991
878
Europe in a Globalizing World 1991 to the Present
908

Revolutionary France and Napoleonic Europe 17751815
560
Restoration and Reform Conservative and Liberal Europe 18141847
594
Industrialization and Society 18001850
624
The Triumph of the NationState 18481900
654
Answers to the TestYourself MultipleChoice Questions
941
Index
943
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