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Author Blanning, T. C. W

Title The pursuit of glory : the five revolutions that made modern Europe : 1648-1815 / Tim Blanning

Imprint New York : Penguin Books, 2008


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  D273.B53 2008    Available
Description xxvii, 707 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 678-688) and index
Contents Part One : Life and death. Communications -- People -- Trade and manufacturing -- Agriculture and the rural world -- -- Part Two : Power. Rulers and their elites -- Reform and revolution -- -- Part Three : Religion and culture. Religion and the churches -- Court and country -- Palaces and gardens -- The culture of feeling and the culture of reason -- -- Part Four : War and peace. From the peace of Westphalia to the peace of Nystad -- From the peace of Nystad to the French revolutionary wars -- The wars of the French Revolution and Napoleon
Summary Chronicles European history from the end of the Thirty Years' War to the Battle of Waterloo, featuring vivid coverage of such events as the Enlightenment period, the French Revolution, and the Napoleonic era
Subject Europe -- History -- 1648-1789
Europe -- History -- 1789-1815
Europe -- Civilization
ISBN 9780143113898