The Wiley-Blackwell Dictionary of Modern European History Since 1789 - eBook
The Wiley-Blackwell Dictionary of Modern European History Since 1789 - eBook  -     By: Nicholas Atkin, Michael Biddiss, Frank Tallett
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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9781444390728
ISBN-13: 9781444390728

Publisher's Description

The Wiley-Blackwell Dictionary of Modern European History Since1789 is an authoritative and accessible reference guide to themajor people, events, and issues that have shaped the developmentof Europe from the French Revolution to the present day.
  • 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

Author Bio

Nicholas Atkin was Professor of History and Head of theSchool of Humanities at the University of Reading and the author oreditor of several books on European issues. At the time of hisdeath in 2009, he had just published Themes in Modern EuropeanHistory, 1890-1945, co-edited with Michael Biddiss.

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).

Editorial Reviews

"Articles are brief and clearly written, with cross-referencesgenerously supplied in small capitals . . . Summing Up:Recommended. Lower-level undergraduates throughresearchers/faculty." (Choice, 1 September 2011)

"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)

 

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