The 1848 Revolutions

Author: Peter Jones

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317898915

Category: History

Page: 144

View: 2008

In 1848 revolutions broke out all over Europe - in France, the Habsburg and German lands and the Italian peninsular. This Seminar Study considers why the revolutions occurred and why they were so widespread. The book offers a broad ranging investigation of the social, economic and political circumstances which led to the revolutions of 1848 as well as an account of the revolutions themselves. First published in 1981, and fully revised in 1991, the study has long established itself as one of the most accessible and valuable introductions to this complex subject.
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Term Paper Resource Guide to Nineteenth-Century World History

Author: William T. Walker

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313354057

Category: History

Page: 397

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With this guide, major help for nineteenth-century World History term papers has arrived to enrich and stimulate students in challenging and enjoyable ways. • Each event entry begins with a brief summary to pique interest • Each entry offers original and thought-provoking term paper ideas in both standard and alternative formats that often incorporate the latest in electronic media, such as the iPod and iMovie • The best in primary and secondary sources for further research are annotated • Vetted, stable website suggestions and multimedia resources, usually videos, are noted for further viewing • Alternative term paper suggestions encourage role-playing to personalize the learning experience
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Krone, Kirche und Verfassung

Konservatismus in den englischen Unterschichten 1815-1867

Author: Jörg Neuheiser

Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht

ISBN: 3525370091

Category: History

Page: 349

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"Warum kommt es in England im 19. Jahrhundert zu keiner Revolution? Historiker verbinden die auffällige Stabilität der englischen Gesellschaft mit einem doppelten Problem: Schon sehr früh gab es in England eine Arbeiterbewegung, die gemeinsam mit den Liberalen Reformen forderte und auch revolutionäre Vorstellungen entwickelte. Trotz einer nach 1815 scheinbar stark radikalisierten Bevölkerung blieb eine Revolution aber aus, und eine Arbeiterpartei entstand in England später als in anderen europäischen Staaten. Seit 20 Jahren wird dieser Widerspruch üblicherweise mit der Komplexität sozialer und politischer Identitätsbildung innerhalb der Unterschichten erklärt. Verwiesen wird auf die lange dominante Tradition des englischen Liberalismus und Radikalismus, der auch die Reformbewegungen der Arbeiterschaft prägte. Mit dem vorliegenden Buch müssen solche Erklärungen erweitert werden. Es beschreibt eine bisher ignorierte lange Tradition des Konservatismus, die erhebliche Teile der englischen Unterschichten beeinflusste und zur Stabilität der englischen Gesellschaft beitrug. Dieser "Konservatismus von unten" kreiste um die Popularität der Monarchie, einem loyalistischen Patriotismus und ein protestantisches Selbstverständnis. Damit verbunden waren antikatholische Haltungen und ein paternalistisches Ideal von sozialer Gerechtigkeit, das einen Ausgleich zwischen sozialen Eliten und Unterschichten ermöglichte. In einer vergleichenden Lokalstudie werden bekannte Phänomene wie antikatholische Ausschreitungen neu interpretiert und bisher kaum erforschte Entwicklungen wie die frühen konservativen Arbeitervereine und Feiern im Umfeld der Monarchie untersucht, um das Bild der politischen Vorstellungen innerhalb der englischen Unterschichten um eine konservative Dimension zu erweitern."--Publisher's website.
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Francis Joseph

Author: Steven Beller

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Limited

ISBN: 9780582060890

Category: History

Page: 272

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Francis Joseph's long reign witnessed almost unimaginable changes and was beset by many complex problems, many of which still confront the modern world, in the multiethnic strife in the Balkans for example. This book considers the importance of his reign on his times and its contemporary relevance.
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Majallat Al-Maghrib

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Africa, North

Page: N.A

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Revolution and Terror in France, 1789-1795

Author: D. G. Wright

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780582003798

Category: History

Page: 162

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Dr Wright tackles the many controversies surrounding the French Revolution. He also reviews the arguments of leading historians, and analyses some of the key documentary evidence on which they have based their judgements.
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The Bookseller

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: English literature

Page: N.A

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Britain Before the Reform Act

Politics and Society, 1815-1832

Author: Eric J. Evans

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Limited

ISBN: 9780582002654

Category: History

Page: 138

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This book explains how Britain survived during the period between the end of the Napoleonic Wars and the First Reform Act. It looks at important social and political developments, including the effects of the Industrial Revolution and incorporates supporti
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History Today

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: N.A

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Subject Guide to Books in Print

An Index to the Publishers' Trade List Annual

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: American literature

Page: N.A

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Poverty and Poor Law Reform in Britain

From Chadwick to Booth, 1834-1914

Author: David Englander

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 142

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The Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834 is one of the most important pieces of social legislation ever enacted. Its principles and the workhouse system dominated attitudes to welfare provision for the next 80 years. This new Seminar Study explores the changing ideas to poverty over this period and assesses current debates on Victorian attitudes to the poor. David Englander reviews the old system of poor relief; he considers how the New Poor Law was enacted and received and looks at how it worked in practice. The chapter on the Scottish experience will be particularly welcomed, as will Dr Englander's discussion of the place of the Poor Law within British history.
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Carl von Siemens

1829-1906

Author: Martin Lutz

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 3406645445

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 415

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Drei Brüder waren es, die zusammen mit ihrem Partner Johann Georg Halske ab Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts aus der kleinen Berliner «Telegraphen-Bauanstalt von Siemens & Halske» eine Weltfirma machten: Werner, Wilhelm und Carl von Siemens. Martin Lutz legt die erste Biographie des jüngsten der drei Brüder vor und liefert damit gleichzeitig eine anschaulich geschriebene Frühgeschichte der Firma Siemens, deren heutiges Selbstverständnis wesentlich mit auf diesen Pionier der Globalisierung zurück geht. «Ich scheine von der Natur für große Unternehmungen geschaffen zu sein, denn wo ich bis jetzt hingekommen, ist stets großes entstanden», schrieb Carl im Jahr 1888 an Werner. Tatsächlich war er es, der maßgeblich dazu beitrug, das internationale Telegrafengeschäft von Siemens & Halske aufzubauen. In Paris gründete der 23-Jährige 1852 die erste Beteiligungsgesellschaft des Unternehmens außerhalb Deutschlands. Drei Jahre später sollte sich der russische Telegrafenbau unter seiner Führung sehr positiv entwickeln; er war zeitweise der wichtigste Geschäftszweig des Hauses. In den späten 1860er Jahren war Carl im Kaukasus am Bau der spektakulären Indo-Europäischen Telegrafenlinie von London nach Kalkutta beteiligt. Von London aus bereitete er wenige Jahre später die Verlegung des ersten Transatlantik-Kabels des Unternehmens vor; die er 1874/75 an Bord des Dampfers «Faraday» persönlich leitete. Auch über das elektrotechnische Kerngeschäft hinaus entfaltete Carl von Siemens eine große unternehmerische Energie – und ging dabei erhebliche finanzielle und persönliche Risiken ein: Im Kaukasus betrieb er eine der größten Kupferhütten Russlands, auch war er ein Wegbereiter der europäischen Erdölförderung. Als Siemens & Halske 1897 in einer Aktiengesellschaft aufging, wurde Carl Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender eines der weltgrößten Elektrounternehmen.
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The Reign of Mary I

Author: Robert Tittler

Publisher: Longman Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780582061071

Category: History

Page: 116

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In this study, Robert Tittler, an expert in Marian research, provides an important reappraisal of Mary's reign - often written off as a failure. He considers whether her reign can be so easily dismissed as an unproductive interruption of the Tudor dynasty, or whether Mary's reign played a more distinctive part in this period of history.
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Louis XIV

Author: Peter Robert Campbell

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 174

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`The Sun King has always been over-exposed -- a habit he started himself. Here is the student's antidote to boredom. Campbell has produced the best short guide available and a vigorous synthesis of the latest research, complete with extensive bibliography, unfamiliar documents and vital glossary. Fresh material abounds and a misconception is demolished on every page. There is no sign here of reheating old recipes.' History Review
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The Weimar Republic

Author: John Hiden

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 118

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It is often assumed that the Weimar Republic was bound to fail due to the harsh terms of the Versailles Settlement. Professor Hiden dispels this simplistic view and shows that it was a complex set of factors which finally brought Hitler to power. This clear and balanced study is now fully revised - for the first time since its publication in 1974 - to take account of the latest research.
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The Second World War in Europe

Author: S. P. Mackenzie

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 150

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Unlike most other books on the subject this is a very welcome short book on the Second World War in Europe. Dr MacKenzie covers concisely all the major military campaigns, the important economic and social aspects of the war, and wartime diplomacy. After an opening chapter on the origins of the war, there are two main chronological chapters - providing a clear narrative and analysis of events- and two thematic ones looking at issues such as bararism and the Holocaust and strategic bombing and the U-Boat War. This is the ideal text for anyone studying the Second World War for the first time: succinct, up-to-date, and always highly readable.
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The Holocaust

The Third Reich and the Jews

Author: David Engel

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 148

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This text offers a concise and up-to-date introduction to the infamous event. The author examines how 5.8 million European Jews could die at the hands of the Third Reich during World War Two.
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Britain and Ireland

From Home Rule to Independence

Author: Jeremy Smith

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 163

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Jeremy Smith explores relations between Britain and Ireland during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century with a story that still raises deep passions and bitter disagreements both among historians and within wider public opinion. This examination attempts to chart a more dispassionate course between the various contending positions and has enormous relevance to the unfolding events in both Northern Ireland and Britain as the united Kingdom moves towards a federal constitutional structure. Books in this Seminar Studies in History series bridge the gap between textbook and specialist survey and consists of a brief "Introduction" and/or "Background" to the subject, valuable in bringing the reader up-to-speed on the area being examined, followed by a substantial and authoritative section of "Analysis" focusing on the main themes and issues. There is a succinct "Assessment" of the subject, a generous selection of "Documents" and a detailed bibliography. Incorporates a large amount of research on Irish history during the last two decades and gives particular focus to the dramatic events between the Easter rising of 1916 and the intense negotiations surrounding the Treaty in the autumn of 1921. For those interested in the history between Ireland and Britain.
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France, 1870-1914

Author: Robert Gildea

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: N.A

Category: History

Page: 128

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The period 1870 - 1914 in France saw the consolidation of republican government and the recovery of national self-confidence. Though political crises such as the Dreyfus Affair threatened to tear it apart, the Republic established firm parliamentary rule, built up an Empire and an army which was to see it through the Great War. The new edition of this key text - first published as The Third Republic From 1870 to 1914 - offers a clear introduction to the period and incorporates the latest research.
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