The Longman handbook of modern European history, 1763-1997 / Chris Cook and John Stevenson.Material type: TextPublication details: London : Longman, 1998. Edition: 3rd edISBN: 0582304164Subject(s): Europe -- History -- 18th century -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc | Europe -- History -- 1789-1900 -- Handbooks, Manuals, etc | Europe -- History -- 20th century -- Handbooks, Manuals, etcDDC classification: 940.2
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Previous ed.: 1992.
Sect. 1. Principal rulers and ministers -- Sect. 2. Political events. Europe at the end of the ancien regime. The French Revolution. Napoleon and France. The French Revolution and Europe. The Peace Settlement of 1814-15. The Congress System. Tsarist Russia, 1762-1914. The evolution of nationalism in Europe, 1815-48. The 1848 Revolution in France. Austria-Hungary in 1848. The 1848 revolutions in Italy. Italian unification, 1850-70. The unification of Germany. Germany, 1871-1929. France, 1851-1945. The Eastern Question. International background to the First World War, 1882-1914. The First World War. Chronology of Italian Fascism. Germany, 1929-45. The Russian Revolution, 1914-24. Russia, 1924-53. Spain, 1909-39. International background to the Second World War. The Second World War. The Cold War and Eastern Europe, 1942-85. Revolution and Reconstruction in Eastern Europe since 1985. Western Europe since 1945. The movement for European unity -- Sect. 3. War, diplomacy and imperialism. Principal European wars and campaigns. Key European treaties and alliances. Europe and the wider world -- Sect. 4. Social and economic history. Comparative population of major European countries, 1750-1997. Population of selected European countries. Population of major European cities. Emigration from Europe, 1851-1960: selected countries. Output of grain crops, 1800-1914: selected countries. Output of wheat, 1913-93: selected countries. Output of coal and lignite, 1820-1939: selected countries. Output of coal and lignite, 1950-93: selected countries. Raw cotton consumption, 1830-1970: selected countries. Output of pig-iron, 1820-1993: selected countries. Output of steel, 1880-1993: selected countries. Output of crude oil, 1900-94: selected countries. Motor vehicles produced - major producers, 1910-93. Output of electricity, 1920-93. Railway mileage open, 1840-1913: selected countries. Railway mileage open, 1920-88. Merchant ships registered by country, 1840-1986. Value of external trade, 1815-1913: selected countries. Total value of external trade, 1913-93: selected countries. Days lost in industrial disputes, 1888-1969: selected countries. Number of children in school (primary and secondary), 1850-1986. Number of students in higher education, 1840-1993. Major events in European religious history -- Sect. 5. Biographies -- Sect. 6. Glossary of terms -- Sect. 7. Topic bibliography.