The Cambridge Modern History, Volume 12

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Sir Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Sir Stanley Mordaunt Leathes
The University Press, 1910 - Europe - 1033 pages
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Contents

The Jameson Raid The Boer War The new reign
53
Reforms in the army and the War Office
59
CHAPTER IV
65
Question of Irish Education
71
Parnell and the American Irish
77
LIST OF BIBLIOGRAPHIES
81
Lord Carnarvon Ashbourne Act
83
Agrarian troubles Land purchase
89
Final terms of peace
95
State aid for agriculture
100
I
103
CHAPTER VI
134
The understanding between the three Emperors
139
Parties in the Reichstag
145
The National Liberals and imperial consolidation 150 Breach between Bismarck and the National Liberals
151
State enterprise Conservatism and balance of parties
157
Death of William I and succession of Frederick III
163
Industrial growth
169
Contents
174
Passive resistance in Hungary
180
Discontent of the Cechs
186
Fall of Beust Andrassys ascendancy
192
Tiszas rule in Hungary
198
Further concessions to Hungary
204
The Compromise of 1907
210
UNITED ITALY
213
Distress and disorder in Italy
219
Attempt at a general strike
225
Socialist schools in Italy
231
Condition of southern Italy
237
THE LOW COUNTRIES
243
Electoral Reform Liberal policy
247
Results of electoral Reform
253
Growing disorder Rule of the Army
259
Rebellion in Cuba
265
Dom Carlos and Joao Franco
271
CHAPTER XI
273
Industry and labour problems
279
Negotiations between Sweden and Norway
285
Foreign relations of Denmark
291
Radical thinkers Nihilism
297
Propagandists Insurrectionists Jacobins
303
Programmes of reform
309
The Press and the Universities
315
Development of Russian industry Famines of 18913
321
Vigorous work of the Zemstva
327
Liberalism The Liberators
333
White Russia Little Russia
339
The Siberian Railway China and Japan
345
The Japanese War Murder of Plehve
346
Congresses and unions
352
The general strike
358
Limitations of the power of the Duma
364
New Land Law Repression The reactionaries
370
Stolypin and the third Duma
376
THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE AND THE BALKAN PENINSULA
381
Negotiations between the Powers
387
Protests against the Treaty
393
The Cyprus Convention Working of the Berlin Treaty
399
Prince Alexander of Bulgaria
405
Assassination of Stambuloff Reconciliation with Russia
411
The Armenian massacres
417
Prince George in Crete
423
Macedonia
424
Initiation of the Suez Canal
430
Arabi War Minister
436
Gordon relief expedition
442
Defeat and death of the Khalifa
448
French and English education
454
CHAPTER XVI
457
The Cassini Convention Kiaochow
513
The opium traffic 516 The Dowager Empress resumes power 517 The Boxers agitation 518 Peking isolated
519
War between France and Annam 525 Intervention of China
526
The Straits Settlements 532 The progress of the Malay peninsula
533
Europeans in Siam 534 Reopening of Siam to European trade 535 Disputes between France and Siam 536 CHAPTER XVIII THE REGENERATION...
538
Negotiations with Western Powers
544
New Treaty with Great Britain 545 Prince Ito and his friends 546 First National Council of the empire 547 Progress towards representative Governme...
550
Constitution granted Early history of the Japanese Parliament 551 Struggles in Parliament 552 The two Houses 553 Incident of the Maria Luz 554 Fir...
557
The Satsuma Rebellion 562 Defeat of the Satsuma clansmen 563 Japan and Korea
564
Agreement between China and Japan 570 Murder of the Queen of Korea
571
CHAPTER XIX
576
Kuropatkins difficulties Alexeyeff
582
Battle of the Yalu river 584 Invasion of Manchuria Port Arthur isolated 585 Situation in the fortress Battle of Nanshan 586 Strategical position Stacke...
590
THE EUROPEAN COLONIES
602
Industries Communications 612 The railway system The French Canadians 613 The central Government 614 Education The Dominion and the provi...
618
Railway system 622 Manufactures Protection 623 The towns Immigration
624
Labour parties and their policy 629 State regulation of industries 630 Progress towards federation
631
Policy of the Federal State 633 Labour party Revenue The capital 634 South Africa 635 Annexation of the Transvaal Zulu War 636 First Boer War 6...
639
Annexation of the Dutch republics 643 Grant of selfgovernment Railway policy 644 Native policy Franchise for coloured men
645
Imperial cooperation
651
Contraction of selfgovernment 657 Colonisation in Africa The explorers 658 Demarcation of spheres of influence
659
European competition in Africa 665 The islands of the Pacific
666
THE REPUBLICS OF LATIN AMERICA
672
Balmaceda Chile and Peru
678
Relations of South America with Europe 684 The United States and the Isthmus 685 The ClaytonBulwer Treaty The PauncefoteHay Treaty
686
Supreme influence of the United States 691 Resources of Latin America
692
The three Powers and Venezuela 695 The United States and Cuba 696 Present position of Cuba 697 Colombia and the Panama Canal 698 The revolu...
710
Authority of textbooks Treaties and Conventions 714 Usage 715 Prevention and mitigation of war 716 Classification of disputes 717 The limits of us...
719
The Hague Conferences The North Sea incident of 1904 723 The question of reducing armaments 724 Results of the Second Peace Conference 725 ...
729
CHAPTER XXIII
730
Relation of central and local authorities 736 Grants in aid Varieties of municipal service 737 The cooperative movement 738 Extension of cooperatio...
739
The waste of human life
745
In education State regulation of conditions of labour 751 The care of children and of the sick
752
Extension of democratic power 756 Rise of democratic socialism 757 The propaganda of Karl Marx 758 Development of the socialist programme
759
The individual as the unit in place of the family 761 Emancipation of women 762 Womens rights 763 The need for individual responsibility 764 Inc...
765
Contents
766
Contents
771
Conception of evolution 772 The Darwinian hypothesis 773 Evolution and religion 774 The study of religions 775 Evolution and politics Natural sel...
778
Thermodynamical research
784
The electric telegraph 786 Electrical discoveries 787 Rontgen and cathode rays 788 Electronic theory of matter 789 Radioactivity 790 The unity of k...
793
eastern part 799 Central and south Asiatic ways western part
800
Further attempts upon Tibet 803 Sven Hedin Results of Asiatic exploration 804 Africa Africa The Nile and the Niger 805 The Niger problem Mungo...
806
Polar Exploration
814
The romantic and nationalist movements 818 Historical jurisprudence Savigny 819 The work and influence of Niebuhr 820 Bockh and Otfried Muller
821
Opposition to Ranke Schlosser Gervinus Leo 826 Waitz and Giesebrecht 827 The Prussian school of historians 828 Historical study in Austria and in ...
830
Tocqueville Taine 833 French medievalists
834
English medievalists 835 Greek and Roman studies in England 836 History and English politics Macaulay 837 Carlyle 838 Froude The Oxford scho...
848
CHAPS PAGES I Modern Europe
851
Foreign relations of the United States during the Civil War
852
Ireland 85662
856
The Third Republic 8638
863
The German Empire 86975
869
AustriaHungary 87682
876
Italy 8837
886
The Low Countries 88890
888
The Iberian Peninsula 8913
891
Scandinavia 8947
894
Russia 898904
898
The Ottoman Empire and the Balkan Peninsula 90512 XV Egypt and the Egyptian Sudan 9134
915
The Far East 91820
918
RussoJapanese War 9246
924
The European Colonies 18701907 9278
927
The Republics of Latin America 94953
949
History of the Law of Nations 9546
954
Social Movements 95766
957
Modern Explorations 96771
967
The Growth of Historical Science 9726
972
Chronological Table of Leading Events 97785
987
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