Europe: A History

Europe: A History

Norman Davies


here's a masterpiece of historic narrative that stretches from the Ice Age to the Atomic Age, because it tells the tale of Europe, East and West. Norman Davies captures it all-the upward thrust and fall of Rome, the sweeping invasions of Alaric and Atilla, the Norman Conquests, the Papal struggles for strength, the Renaissance and the Reformation, the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars, Europe's upward push to turn into the powerhouse of the realm, and its eclipse in our personal century, following devastating global Wars. this can be the 1st significant background of Europe to offer equivalent weight to either East and West, and it shines gentle on attention-grabbing minority groups, from heretics and lepers to Gypsies, Jews, and Muslims. It additionally takes an leading edge method, combining conventional narrative with designated positive aspects that support convey background alive: 299 time pills scattered during the narrative seize telling points of an period. 12 -snapshots provide a wide ranging examine all of Europe at a selected second in heritage. complete insurance of japanese Europe—100 maps and diagrams, seventy two black-and-white plates.All informed, Davies’'s Europe represents some of the most very important and illuminating histories to be released in recent times.

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