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Publication Date: 2011
- Features almost a thousand alphabetical entries on modernEuropean history
- Offers extensive cross-references to enhance clarity and revealhistorical links and connections, and a series of mapscharting the evolution of modern European states
- Covers the whole of continental Europe, as well as relevantaspects of the British experience
- Written by a trio of distinguished historians of theperiod
Michael Biddiss is Emeritus Professor of History at theUniversity of Reading, and a former President of the HistoricalAssociation. He is the author, co-author, or co-editor of numerousbooks and articles on modern Europe.
Frank Tallett is Head of the School of Humanities at theUniversity of Reading, and Co-Director of its Centre for theAdvanced Study of French History. A Fellow of the Royal HistoricalSociety, he is also the author or co-author of several books,including Priests, Prelates and People: A History of EuropeanCatholicism from 1750 to the Present (2003).
"The Wiley-Blackwell Dictionary of Modern European History Since1789 is the product of the collaboration of three authors: NicholasAtkin, Michael Biddiss, and Frank Tallett. A remarkable work oferudition, this book contains nearly 1,000 detailed entriescovering the breadth of modern European history since 1789. Thiswas a daunting undertaking, and the authors have succeeded,admirably, in crafting an authoritative and informative text thatis accessible to both historians and lay readers alike." (HistoryIn Review, 11 April 2011)