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The birth of a new Europe

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Between the conclusion of the Napoleonic Wars and the outbreak of the First World War, Europe underwent a transformation unparalleled in its history. No comparable degree of change had occurred on the Continent since the New Stone Age. Theodore Hamerow examines the innovations that challenged nineteenth-century Europe, using a perspective that transcends events that occurred within national boundaries. He brings together political, social, diplomatic, and national developments to demonstrate how they relate to the profound transformations brought about by the industrial revolution. Using a wealth of statistics and other documentation to buttress insightful generalisations, Hamerow broadly appraises the implications of the shift in Europe from an agricultural to an industrial society. Among the subjects he considers are the rise of the middle and working classes, the spread of literacy and the enfranchisement of the masses, the growth of urban centres of manufacture and trade, the acquisition of colonies, the spread of military technologies, and the changes in the functions of governments.
Very good condition complete with dust jacket.

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Author(s):
Theodore S. Hamerow
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1983
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0807815489
ISBN-13:
9780807815489
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
Title:
The birth of a new Europe

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Between the conclusion of the Napoleonic Wars and the outbreak of the First World War, Europe underwent a transformation unparalleled in its history. No comparable degree of change had occurred on the Continent since the New Stone Age. Theodore Hamerow examines the innovations that challenged nineteenth-century Europe, using a perspective that transcends events that occurred within national boundaries. He brings together political, social, diplomatic, and national developments to demonstrate how they relate to the profound transformations brought about by the industrial revolution. Using a wealth of statistics and other documentation to buttress insightful generalisations, Hamerow broadly appraises the implications of the shift in Europe from an agricultural to an industrial society. Among the subjects he considers are the rise of the middle and working classes, the spread of literacy and the enfranchisement of the masses, the growth of urban centres of manufacture and trade, the acquisition of colonies, the spread of military technologies, and the changes in the functions of governments.
Very good condition complete with dust jacket.

Author(s):
Theodore S. Hamerow
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1983
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0807815489
ISBN-13:
9780807815489
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
Title:
The birth of a new Europe

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