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Nineteenth century Europe : sources and perspectives from history /
[edited by] Michael Melancon, John C. Swanson.
imprint
New York : Pearson/Longman, 2007.
description
xvii, 397 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0321172108, 9780321172105
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imprint
New York : Pearson/Longman, 2007.
isbn
0321172108
9780321172105
contents note
The French Revolution -- Restoration and bourgeois culture -- Liberalism and romanticism -- Industrialization and socialism -- 1848 and nationalism -- Gender -- Science and technology -- European civilization, 1850-1914 -- European imperialism -- Problems of national identity -- Europe's landscapes -- Material culture -- Mass politics and society, 1850-1900 -- Violence and terrorism -- Pre-war politics and society.
catalogue key
8976545
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Summaries
Long Description
This engaging collection of primary sources and selected fiction excerpts explores important events, figures, and themes in European history, from 1789 to 1900. "19th Century Europe" offers four types of selections: memoirs of individuals who witnessed important historical events; excerpts from works of fiction; writings of influential figures and theorists; and significant historical documents. Primary source selections acquaint students with the writings and documents that helped shape the long 19th century European history, while the fiction selections bring historical events to the level of human life. The selections explore significant themes of this time period-modernization, liberalism, and nationalism, society and culture, the relationship between the individual and society, and the relationship between Europe and the world-enhancing students' understanding of the historical events presented in course. Both challenging and captivating, "19th Century Europe" provides students with a glimpse of the emotions, ideologies, and mindsets that lie behind the facts and figures of history, allowing them to experience the past and to better understand it.
Long Description
This engaging collection of primary sources, selected fiction excerpts, and images explores important events, figures, and themes in European history, from 1789 to 1900. 19th Century Europe offers five types of selections: memoirs of individuals who witnessed important historical events; excerpts from works of fiction; writings of influential figures and theorists; significant historical documents, and images. Primary source selections acquaint students with the writings and documents that helped shape the long 19th century European history, while the fiction selections bring historical events to the level of human life. The selections explore significant themes of this time period modernization, liberalism, and nationalism, society and culture, the relationship between the individual and society, and the relationship between Europe and the world enhancing students' understanding of the historical events presented in course. Both challenging and captivating, 19th Century Europe provides students with a glimpse of the emotions, ideologies, and attitudes that lie behind the facts and figures of history, allowing them to experience the past and to better understand it.
Main Description
This engaging collection of primary sources and fiction excerpts explores important events, figures, and themes in European history from 1789 to 1900. Including visual and textual sources, Nineteenth Century Europe provides students with a glimpse of the ideologies, attitudes, and emotions that lie behind the facts and figures of history, allowing them to better understand the past. Book jacket.
Main Description
This engaging collection of primary sources and selected fiction excerpts explores important events, figures, and themes in European history, from 1789 to 1900. 19th Century Europe offers four types of selections: memoirs of individuals who witnessed important historical events; excerpts from works of fiction; writings of influential figures and theorists; and significant historical documents. Primary source selections acquaint students with the writings and documents that helped shape the long 19th century European history, while the fiction selections bring historical events to the level of human life. The selections explore significant themes of this time periodmodernization, liberalism, and nationalism, society and culture, the relationship between the individual and society, and the relationship between Europe and the worldenhancing students' understanding of the historical events presented in course. Both challenging and captivating, 19th Century Europe provides students with a glimpse of the emotions, ideologies, and mindsets that lie behind the facts and figures of history, allowing them to experience the past and to better understand it.
Main Description
This engaging collection of primary sources and selected fiction excerpts explores important events, figures, and themes in European history, from 1789 to 1900. 19th Century Europeoffers four types of selections: memoirs of individuals who witnessed important historical events; excerpts from works of fiction; writings of influential figures and theorists; and significant historical documents. Primary source selections acquaint students with the writings and documents that helped shape the long 19th century European history, while the fiction selections bring historical events to the level of human life. The selections explore significant themes of this time periodmodernization, liberalism, and nationalism, society and culture, the relationship between the individual and society, and the relationship between Europe and the worldenhancing students'understanding of the historical events presented in course. Both challenging and captivating,19th Century Europeprovides students with a glimpse of the emotions, ideologies, and mindsets that lie behind the facts and figures of history, allowing them to experience the past and to better understand it.
Main Description
This engaging collection of primary sources, selected fiction excerpts, and images explores important events, figures, and themes in European history, from 1789 to 1900. 19th Century Europe offers five types of selections: memoirs of individuals who witnessed important historical events; excerpts from works of fiction; writings of influential figures and theorists; significant historical documents, and images. Primary source selections acquaint students with the writings and documents that helped shape the long 19th century European history, while the fiction selections bring historical events to the level of human life. The selections explore significant themes of this time period-modernization, liberalism, and nationalism, society and culture, the relationship between the individual and society, and the relationship between Europe and the world-enhancing students'understanding of the historical events presented in course. Both challenging and captivating, 19th Century Europe provides students with a glimpse of the emotions, ideologies, and attitudes that lie behind the facts and figures of history, allowing them to experience the past and to better understand it.
Main Description
This engaging collection of primary sources, selected fiction excerpts, and images explores important events, figures, and themes in European history, from 1789 to 1900. 19th Century Europeoffers five types of selections: memoirs of individuals who witnessed important historical events; excerpts from works of fiction; writings of influential figures and theorists; significant historical documents, and images. Primary source selections acquaint students with the writings and documents that helped shape the long 19th century European history, while the fiction selections bring historical events to the level of human life. The selections explore significant themes of this time periodmodernization, liberalism, and nationalism, society and culture, the relationship between the individual and society, and the relationship between Europe and the worldenhancing students'understanding of the historical events presented in course. Both challenging and captivating,19th Century Europeprovides students with a glimpse of the emotions, ideologies, and attitudes that lie behind the facts and figures of history, allowing them to experience the past and to better understand it.
Table of Contents
Thematic Contentsp. vii
Preface for Instructors and Interested Studentsp. xi
Preface for Students and Interested Instructorsp. xiv
The French Revolutionp. 2
Image: Print of Storming of the Bastillep. 2
Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizenp. 4
Declaration of the Rights of Womanp. 6
The King's Declarationp. 10
Speech on Terrorp. 13
Ninety-Threep. 15
Writings and Sayingsp. 21
Restoration and Bourgeois Culture, 1815-1848p. 26
Image: Image of a Wealthy Middle-Class Familyp. 26
Holy Alliancep. 28
Carlsbad Decreesp. 30
Confession of Faithp. 32
The Authority of Customp. 41
A Harlot High and Lowp. 47
Liberalism and Romanticismp. 50
Image: Eugene Delacroix, "Lady Liberty"p. 50
On Libertyp. 52
Middlemarchp. 61
Evidence Given Before the Sadler Committeep. 68
The Sorrows of Young Wertherp. 72
The Poor Fiddlerp. 77
Industrialization and Socialismp. 82
Image: Claude Monet, "Gare Saint-Lazare"p. 82
An Essay on the Principle of Populationp. 84
Two Essays: Factory Workers and How to Constitute a Working Classp. 91
The Communist Manifestop. 100
Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Lifep. 117
1848 and Nationalismp. 126
Image: Print of the 1848 Uprising in Frankfurtp. 126
Three Essays: Germany, England, and Russiap. 128
The Duties of Manp. 138
Pan Tadeuszp. 149
Justice for the Irishp. 151
The French Revolution in 1848p. 153
Gender: Women's Spheres and the Male Rolep. 158
Image: Photograph of the Arrest of Emmeline Pankhurstp. 158
Why I Mention Womenp. 160
Book of Household Managementp. 167
Why We Are Militantp. 169
Anna Kareninap. 175
A Doll's Housep. 179
Carsten Curatorp. 183
Science and Technologyp. 186
Image: Print of A Schematic History of Evolutionp. 186
The Principles of Geologyp. 188
The Origin of Speciesp. 199
Rural Hygienep. 213
The Life of a German Inventor: The Invention of the Automobilep. 216
European Civilization, 1850-1914p. 218
Image: Print of Early Cinematographyp. 218
Social Growthp. 220
A General Introduction to Psychoanalysisp. 225
Beyond Good and Evilp. 238
European Imperialismp. 246
Image: Cartoon of Western Designs on Chinap. 246
King Leopold's Rule in Africap. 248
King Leopold's Investigative Commissionp. 250
The White Man's Burdenp. 251
Imperialism: The Highest Stage of World Capitalismp. 253
Shooting an Elephantp. 258
Problems of National Identityp. 262
Image: Print of Bismarck Declaring the Second German Empirep. 262
What is a Nation?p. 264
Hungarian Declaration of Independencep. 266
The Jews' Statep. 270
The Radetzky Marchp. 277
Europe's Landscapes: Rural, Town, and Cityp. 284
Image: John Constable, "The Cornfields"p. 284
Years of Childhoodp. 286
A Life Under Russian Serfdomp. 293
The Mayor of Casterbridgep. 295
Reeds in the Windp. 299
Effi Briestp. 304
Chadwick's Report on Sanitary Conditionsp. 309
Material Culturep. 312
Image: Print of Moving Machinery Hall at the Crystal Palacep. 312
Biedermeier to Bauhausp. 314
The Ladies' Paradisep. 316
The Revival of Handicraftp. 320
Mass Politics and Society, 1850-1900p. 326
Image: Photo of Dreyfus Passing Through the "Guard of Dishonor"p. 326
Letter to Micheletp. 328
Two Speeches: The Belleville Manifesto and Educating the Peasantryp. 330
Evolutionary Socialismp. 332
Rerum Novarump. 340
J'accuse!p. 347
Violence and Terrorismp. 354
Image: Print of The Assassination of Alexander II of Russia in 1881p. 354
Reflections on Violencep. 356
One Day Under the Paris Commune, 1871p. 367
Statism and Anarchyp. 372
The Secret Agentp. 376
Pre-War Politics and Societyp. 384
Image: Photo of Meeting of Bismarck and Wilhelm IIp. 384
October Manifesto, 1905p. 386
People's Budgetp. 387
On the Annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovinap. 390
Swann's Wayp. 392
Acknowledgmentsp. 395
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