The Revolutions in Europe, 1848-1849: From Reform to Reaction

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Robert John Weston Evans, Hartmut Pogge von Strandmann
Oxford University Press, 2002 - 250 стор.
These essays arose out of lectures given in Oxford to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the 1848 revolutions in Europe. Authoritative, yet readable and colourful, they comprise judicicious summaries of the existing stte of knowledge, as well as new insights and unfamiliar information. Thebook also seeks to place the revolutionary events in their wider context: apart from chapters covering the main centres of disturbance in France, Germany, Italy, and the Habsburg lands, there are discussions of the situation in Britain and Russia, which were affected but not convulsed by thedisorders elsewhere; of reactions in the United States of America; of the symbolism of 1848 for the later democratic, radical, and socialist movements. 1848 marked the first breakdown of traditional authority across much of the continent, and as such is of profound significance in the developmentof modern European politics as a whole.

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Liberalism Nationalism and the Coming of
The Revolution of 18481849 in France
The Revolutions of 18481849 in Italy
Britains Reaction to the Revolutions
The German Revolutions of 18481850 and
The Russian Empire in 1848
The United States and the Revolutions of 1848
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Robert Evans is Regius Professor of Modern History, University of Oxford. Hartmut Pogge von Strandmann is Professor of Modern History, University of Oxford.

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