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History of Modern Europe: From the Renaissance to the Present, 3rd Edition

History of Modern Europe: From the Renaissance to the Present, 3rd Edition

John Merriman

ISBN: 978-0-393-93433-5

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1371 pages

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PART ONE FOUNDATIONS
Chapter 1 Medieval Legacies and Transforming Discoveries
Chapter 2 The Renaissance
Chapter 3 The Two Reformations
Chapter 4 The Wars of Religion

PART TWO STATEMAKING
Chapter 5 The Rise of the Atlantic Economy: Spain and England
Chapter 6 England and the Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century
Chapter 7 The Age of Absolutism, 1650-1720

PART THREE NEW CULTURAL AND POLITICAL HORIZON
Chapter 8 The New Philosophy of Science
Chapter 9 Enlightened Thought and the Republic of Letters
Chapter 10 Eighteenth-Century Economic and Social Change
Chapter 11 Eighteenth-Century Dynastic Rivalries and Politics 386

PART FOUR REVOLUTIONARY EUROPE, 1789-1850
Chapter 12 The French Revolution
Chapter 13 Napoleon and Europe
Chapter 14 The Industrial Revolution
Chapter 15 Liberal Challenges to Restoration Europe
Chapter 16 The Revolutions of 1848

PART FIVE THE AGE OF MASS POLITICS
Chapter 17 The Era of National Unification
Chapter 18 The Dominant Powers in the Age of Liberalism: Parliamentary Britain, Tsarist Russia, and Republican France
Chapter 19 Rapid Industrialization and Its Challenges, 1870-1914
Chapter 20 Political and Cultural Responses to a Rapidly Changing World
Chapter 21 The Age of Europe an Imperialism

PART SIX CATACLYSM
Chapter 22 The Great War
Chapter 23 Revolutionary Russia and the Soviet Union
Chapter 24 The Elusive Search for Stability in the 1920s
Chapter 25 The Europe of Economic Depression and Dictatorship
Chapter 26 World War II

PART SEVEN EUROPE IN THE POST-WAR ERA
Chapter 27 Rebuilding Divided Europe
Chapter 28 The Cold War and the End of European Empires
Chapter 29 Transitions to Democracy and the Collapse of Communism
Chapter 30 Global Challenges: "Fortress Europe," European Cooperation, and the Uncertainties of a New Age
Immigration to Europe

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