Europe 1715-1919 explores the tumultuous period in European History between the Age of Enlightenment and World War I. By integrating political, social, economic, and cultural history, the authors provide an entertaining and comprehensive account of the emergence of modern Europe. Eminently readable, Europe 1715-1919 will appeal to students, scholars, and all interested in the history of modern Europe.
Shirley Elson Roessler teaches in the Department of History and Classics at the University of Alberta. She is the author of the award-winning book Out of the Shadows: Women and Politics in the French Revolution, 1789-1795. Reny Miklos is an instructor in the College Preparation program of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Ideas Shape the Modern State Part 3 Age of Enlightenment Part 4 Society and Culture Part 5 Society and Economics Part 6 Society and Politics Chapter 7 War, Revolution, and the Modern State Part 8 International Rivalry in the Eighteenth Century Part 9 Old Regimes under Stress Part 10 The French Revolution Part 11 Napoleon Bonaparte Part 12 The Congress of Vienna and the Hundred Days Chapter 13 Industrialization Shapes the Nation State Part 14 Revolution in Industry and Labour Part 15 Politics in the Age of Metternich Part 16 Reform and Revolution Part 17 Industry Transforms Society Part 18 The Challenges of Nation-Building Chapter 19 War, Revolution, and the Nation State Part 20 The Political Landscape:1870-1914 Part 21 The Road to Conflict Part 22 The Great War:1914-1918 Part 23 The End of the Great War Chapter 24 Appendix Chapter 25 Bibliography