The Wiley-Blackwell Dictionary of Modern European History Since 1789
February 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
- Features almost a thousand alphabetical entries on modern European history
- Offers extensive cross-references to enhance clarity and reveal historical links and connections, and a series of maps charting the evolution of modern European states
- Covers the whole of continental Europe, as well as relevant aspects of the British experience
- Written by a trio of distinguished historians of the period
Summary Listing of Entries and Principal Cross-Headings.
The Wiley-Blackwell Dictionary of Modern European History Since 1789 A–Z.
Michael Biddiss is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Reading, and a former President of the Historical Association. He is the author, co-author, or co-editor of numerous books and articles on modern Europe.
Frank Tallett is Head of the School of Humanities at the University of Reading, and Co-Director of its Centre for the Advanced Study of French History. A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he is also the author or co-author of several books, including Priests, Prelates and People: A History of European Catholicism from 1750 to the Present (2003).
"The Wiley-Blackwell Dictionary of Modern European History Since 1789 is the product of the collaboration of three authors: Nicholas Atkin, Michael Biddiss, and Frank Tallett. A remarkable work of erudition, this book contains nearly 1,000 detailed entries covering the breadth of modern European history since 1789. This was a daunting undertaking, and the authors have succeeded, admirably, in crafting an authoritative and informative text that is accessible to both historians and lay readers alike." (History In Review, 11 April 2011)
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