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Longman Handbook of Modern European History 1763-1997 By Chris Cook

Longman Handbook of Modern European History 1763-1997
by Chris Cook

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The Third Edition of this user-friendly compendium provides full coverage of the dramatic events of the mid-1990s. New material includes details of the war in the former Yugoslavia, political ferment in Yeltsin's Russia, and the emergence of new political systems and states in central and eastern Europe.
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Longman Handbook of Modern European History 1763-1997 by Chris Cook

This new edition of this popular Handbook provides the key facts and figures of modern European history from 1763 right up to the dramatic events of the mid-1990s, including: * the war in the former Yugoslavia * political ferment in Russia under Yeltsin * the emergence of new political systems in central and eastern Europe * continuing moves towards European integration Throughout key economic and social statistics have been updated and the text has been completely reset into a more attractive and user-friendly text design.

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Table of Contents

List of maps Preface and Acknowledgements. Section 1: Principal rulers and ministers. Section II: Political events. 1. Europe at the end of the African Regime. 2. The French Revolution. 3. Napoleon and France. 4. The French Revolution and Europe. 5. The Peace Settlement of 1814-1815. 6. The Congress System. 7. Tsarist Russia, 1762-1914. 8. The evolution of nationalism in Europe, 1815-1848. 9. The 1848 revolution in France. 10. Austria-Hungary in 1848. 11. The 1848 revolutions in Italy. 12. Italian unification, 1850-1870. 13. The unification of Germany. 14. Germany, 1851-1945. 15. France, 1851-1945. 16. The Eastern Question. 17. International background to the First World War, 1882-1914. 18. The First World War. 19. Chronology of Italian Fascism. 20. Germany, 1929-1945. 21. The Russian Revolution, 1914-1924. 22. Russia, 1924-1953. 23. Spain, 1909-1939. 24. International background to the Second World War. 25. The Second World War. 26. The Cold War and Eastern Europe, 1942-1985. 27. Revolution and Reconstruction in Eastern Europe since 1985. 28. Western Europe since 1945. 29. The movement for European unity. Section III: War, diplomacy and imperialism. 30. Principal European wars and campaigns. 31. Key European treaties and alliances. 32. Europe and the wider world. Section IV: Social and Economic. 33. Comparative population of European Countries 1750-1997. 34. Population of major European countries. 35. Emigration from Europe 1851- 1960: selected countries. 36. Output of grain crops 1800-1914: selected countries. 37. Output of wheat 1913-1993: selected countries. 38. Output of coal and lignite 1950-1993: selected countries. 39. Raw cotton consumption 1830-1970: selected countries. 40. Output of pig-iron 1820-1993: selected countries. 41. Output of steel 1880-1993: selected countries. 42. Output of crude oil 1900-1994: selected countries. 43. Motor vehicles produced - major producers 1910-1993. 44. Output of electricity 1920-1993 (in million kWh). 45. Railway mileage open 1840-1913: selected countries. 46. Railway mileage open 1920-1988: selected countries. 47. Merchant ships registered by country 1840-1986. 48. Value of external trade 1815-1913: selected countries. 49. Total value of external trade 1913-1993: selected countries. 50. Days lost in industrial disputes 1888-1969: selected countries. 51. Number of children in school (primary and secondary) 1850-1986. 52. Number of students in higher education 1840-1986. 53. Major events in European religious history. Section V: Biographies. Section VI: Glossary of terms. Section VII: Topic Bibliography. Maps. Index.

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