The Oxford History of Modern Europe

Publish 12 months note: First released in 1996

Written by way of eleven participants of foreign status, this booklet bargains a readable and authoritative account of Europe's turbulent heritage from the French Revolution within the past due 18th century to the tip of the 20 th century.

Each bankruptcy portrays either switch and continuity, revolutions and balance, and covers the political, monetary, social, cultural, and armed forces lifetime of Europe.

This e-book offers a greater realizing of recent Europe, the way it got here to be what it truly is, and the place it can be getting into the long run.
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Same-Sex Unions in Premodern Europe

By John Boswell

Either hugely praised and very debatable, this exceptional e-book produces dramatic facts that at one time the Catholic and japanese Orthodox church buildings not just sanctioned unions among companions of an identical intercourse, yet sanctified them--in ceremonies strikingly just like heterosexual marriage ceremonies.
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Fodor's Germany (Full-color Travel Guide)

From hip and horny Berlin to tradition-laden Munich, Fodor's Germany covers the easiest Germany has to supply. This full-color advisor can assist tourists plan the right journey, from scenic drives via old fashioned half-timber cities to wine tasting within the country's best wine areas.
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Biocultural Diversity in Europe (Environmental History)

The ebook collects a variety of the papers awarded on the assembly held within the context of the Joint Programme at the hyperlinks among organic and Cultural range (JP-BiCuD). spotting the inextricable hyperlink among organic and cultural range, the United international locations academic clinical and Cultural association (UNESCO) and the Secretariat of the conference on organic variety (SCBD) joined forces, and in 2010 introduced the Joint Programme at the hyperlinks among organic and Cultural variety (JP-BiCuD). the 1st assembly for the implementation of the JP-BiCuD was once held in Florence (Italy) in April 2014 and produced the UNESCO-sCBD Florence assertion, which highlights the idea that of biocultural variety. the eu rural territory is predominantly a biocultural, multi-functional panorama, supplying a vital and potent house for integration of organic and cultural range, suggesting the necessity to revise the various present ideas for the overview and administration of biodiversity.
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A History of Political Thought: From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance

By Janet Coleman

This quantity maintains the tale of eu political theorising by way of concentrating on medieval and Renaissance thinkers. It contains broad dialogue of the practices that underpinned medieval political theories and which persisted to play the most important roles within the eventual improvement of early-modern political associations and debates. the writer moves a stability among attempting to comprehend the philosophical cogency of medieval and Renaissance arguments at the one hand, elucidating why historically-suited medieval and Renaissance thinkers notion the methods they did approximately politics; and why we regularly imagine differently.
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Brexit: How Britain will Leave Europe

By Denis MacShane

Will Britain go away the ecu? Commentators now speak heavily in regards to the threat of 'Brexit' - British go out from the european. during this e-book, former Europe Minister Denis MacShane appears to be like on the historical past of Britain's fraught courting with Europe and exhibits how the potential of Brexit has develop into an increasing number of most probably. pertaining to some of the most divisive political problems with our occasions, this e-book can be crucial studying as Britain makes its selection on Europe and its destiny position on the earth.
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No Place to Call Home: Inside the Real Lives of Gypsies and Travellers

By Katharine Quarmby

They are reviled. for hundreds of years the Roma have wandered Europe; through the Holocaust part 1000000 have been killed. After international struggle II and through the worries, a wave of Irish travelers moved to England to construct a greater, more secure existence. they discovered areas to settle down—but then, as Occupy used to be taking on Wall highway and London, the vocal Dale Farm group was once evicted from their land. Many didn't depart their houses quietly; they publish a legal—and from time to time physical—fight.

Katharine Quarmby, an award-winning journalist who has suggested on Gypsies and travelers in The Economist for the earlier seven years, takes us into the warmth of the conflict, following the Sheridan, McCarthy, Burton and Townsley households sooner than and after the eviction, from Dale Farm to Meriden, within the middle of britain, and different hassle spots. in response to unique entry and wealthy historic learn, No position to name Home is a deeply relocating and lovely narrative of long-sought justice.
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