Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy, 1453 to the Present

Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy, 1453 to the Present

By: Brendan Simms (author)Paperback

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Brendan Simms's formidable, game-changing history of Europe In this marvelously ambitious and exciting book, Brendan Simms tells the story of Europe's constantly shifting geopolitics and the peculiar circumstances that have made it both so impossible to dominate, but also so dynamic and ferocious. It is the story of a group of highly competitive and mutually suspicious dynasties, but also of a continent uniquely prone to interference from 'semi-detached' elements, such as Russia, the Ottoman Empire, Britain and (just as centrally to Simms's argument) the United States.

About Author

Brendan Simms is Professor of the History of International Relations at the University of Cambridge. His major books include Unfinest Hour: Britain and the Destruction of Bosnia (shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize) and Three Victories and a Defeat: The Rise and Fall of the First British Empire.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780141037172
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 720
  • ID: 9780141037172
  • weight: 490
  • ISBN10: 0141037172

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