Franklin

The European world; a history [by] Jerome Blum, Rondo Cameron [and] Thomas G. Barnes.

Author/Creator:
Blum, Jerome, 1913-
Publication:
Boston, Little, Brown [1966]
Format/Description:
Book
xx, 1120 pages illustrations, maps (some folded), portraits 23 cm
Subjects:
Europe -- History.
Europe -- Civilization.
Civilization
Europe.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The emergence of the European world
The heritage of the European world
The legacy of ancient civilization
The birth of Europe
Medieval civilization in its prime
The crisis of the medieval order
Economic change and the expansion of Europe
The Great Depression of the Later Middle Ages
The rise of modern capitalism
The great discoveries
Overseas expansion and the feedback to Europe
The Renaissance
The Renaissance in Italy
Italian humanism
Italian art
The northern Renaissance
Renaissance science
The politics of the Renaissance
Political theory
Italian politics
The rise of the nation-states
The Italian wars
Reformations, Protestant and Catholic
The eleventh hour of the Medieval church
Luther and the German Reformation
The Swiss Reformation and the rise of Calvinism
The Reformation in England
The Catholic Reformation
The Age of Reformation
The empire of Charles V
The wars of religion in France
The Spanish predominance
Elizabethan England.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The borderlands of Europe
The creation of the Russian state
Poland to 1660
Scandinavia to 1660
The Ottoman empire to 1656
Social, intellectual, and cultural dynamism, 1500-1600
Society and social dynamics
The scientific revolution
Political theory
The baroque
The age of crisis, 1600-1660: absolutist solution
The Thirty Years' War
The decline of Spain
The reconstruction of France
The emergence of absolutism
Absolutism versus oligarchy: England and the Dutch Republic
England's constitutional crisis
Another Protestant Republic
The rise of the Dutch Republic
The flowering of Dutch Culture
Absolutism, enlightenment, and revolution
The pinnacle of French absolutism
I am the State
Absolutism in economics and religion
French predominance
Cultural glory of France
Absolutism in Austria, Spain, and Prussia
The rise of the Austrian Hapsburgs
The rise of the Spanish Bourbons
The rise of Hohenzollern Prussia
Frederick the Great of Prussia
Absolutism and oligarchy in the East
Russia becomes a great power
The decline and disappearance of Poland
Scandinavia
The Ottoman empire
Constitutionalism and oligarchy in the West
The Dutch oligarchy
Triumph of the English oligarchy
The Augustan age of English oligarchy
Dutch and British oligarchy beset
Wealth, war, and empire
Power and plenty: the policies of economic nationalism
Europe overseas: colonies and commerce
Dynastic and imperial statecraft
The American revolution
The age of science
The scientific community of intellect
The physical world
The psychic world
The social world
The enlightenment
The circles of enlightenment
The philosophies
The encyclopedists and the progress of science
Counter-enlightenment
The crisis of absolutism
Enlightened despotism
The failure to renovate France
France on the eve of revolution
The French Revolution
The coming of the revolution
The constitutional monarchy
The republic of virtue
Reaction and irresolution
Impact of the French Revolution
The Napoleonic era
Napoleon Bonaparte
The domestic reformer
The empire builder
The Napoleonic legacy
The zenith of the European world
Social forces and social change
Romanticism and reaction
The Vienna settlement and the concert of Europe
Romanticism in literature and the arts
Romanticism in philosophy, politics, and religion
Restoration politics.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The rising tide of revolution
Revolutionary currents: liberalism and nationalism
Revolution and self-government in the Americas
Romantic revolution
The revolutions of 1830-1834
Parliamentary reform in Great Britain
The revolution in economic life
The rise of modern industry
Early industrialism in Europe and America
Social aspects of early industrialism
Economic liberalism, laissez faire, and free trade
Revolution at floodtide
Contrasting liberalisms in the West
The growth of social protest
The revolution of 1848 in France
other revolutionary movements
The realist reaction
Ebb tide of revolution, 1848-1851
Realism in literature and the arts
The progress of science
The warfare of science with theology
Materialism and positivism
The politics of power
Napoleon III and the second French empire
The Risorgimento and Italian unity
Foundations of German unity
The clash of power in North America
The watershed of 1867-1871
The spread of modern industry
Technological bases of the new industrialism
Business organization and the World Market System
National economic styles
Organized labor and the revival of socialism
Democratic reform and social strife
The triumph of democracy in Britain
The Third French Republic
The Second German Reich
The lesser states of Western Europe
Three decaying empires
Russia
Austria: the multinational empire
The Ottoman empire
The Indian summer of European culture
Fin-de-Siecle literature and art
Positivism and its critics
The new revolution in science
European society at the end of its golden age
The revival of Western imperialism
The Second British Empire
The opening of Asia
The partition of Africa
Interpretations and perspectives
Diplomacy, militarism, and war
The diplomatic shuffle
From the Eastern question to the Balkan wars
The First World War.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
The twentieth century
From Western civilization to world civilization
Disintegration and collapse
The Russian revolution
The peace of Paris and its aftermath
Economic disintegration and collapse
Liberal attempts at reconstruction
The League of Nations and collective security
The Weimar Republic in Germany
The democracies of Western Europe
The United States: new era and new deal
Authoritarian attempts at reconstruction
Communism in Russia
Fascism in Italy
Nazism in Germany
Other authoritarian regimes
The common elements
The Second World War
The origins of totalitarian aggression
Blitzkrieg
Pearl Harbor and the war in the Pacific
The grand alliance
The aftermath of war
Exhausted victors
Defeated enemies
The fate of Eastern Europe
The United Nations
Divided Allies
The end of Western Hegemony
New nationalisms
The Chinese revolutions
The emergence of independent Africa
Latin America in Ferment
The struggle for a new world order
Recovery and reintegration in Western Europe
The Atlantic alliance
Communism after Stalin
Birth pangs of world civilization
Tendencies of twentieth-century civilization
Science, technology, and industry
Social trends
The arts in twentieth-century civilization
The European mind in the twentieth century
The emergence of world civilization.
Notes:
Published also, without general title, in two separate vols. under the following titles: The emergence of the European world. The European world since 1815.
Includes index.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1025-1082).
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has loose boards.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1966
Contributor:
Cameron, Rondo E., joint author.
Barnes, Thomas Garden, joint author.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Other format:
Online version: Blum, Jerome, 1913- European world.
OCLC:
711861
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