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By Chris Cook

ISBN-10: 0415345820

ISBN-13: 9780415345828

The Routledge better half to fashionable ecu heritage on the grounds that 1763 is a compact and hugely available paintings of reference masking the wide sweep of occasions from the final days of the traditional regime to the finishing of the chilly struggle, and from the reshaping of japanese Europe to the novel growth of the eu Union in 2004.

Within the wide insurance of this amazing quantity, specific cognizance is given to topics such as:

  • the period of the Enlightened Despots
  • the innovative and Napoleonic period in France, and the revolutions of 1848
  • nationalism and imperialism, and the retreat from Empire
  • the First global conflict, the increase of the eu dictators, the arrival of the second one international conflict, the Holocaust, and the post-war improvement of Europe
  • the chilly conflict, the Soviet Union and its holiday up
  • the protest and upheavals of the Sixties, in addition to social matters equivalent to the increase of the welfare country, and the altering position of girls in society during the period.

With an absolutely finished word list, a biographical part, an intensive bibliography and informative maps, this quantity is the essential better half for all those that learn smooth eu history.

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Putin 1999**– *Re-elected in 1996, resigned 31 December 1999. **At first Acting President. Prime ministers The first prime minister of the Russian Federation after the fall of the USSR was Yeltsin, who was succeeded by Gaidar (June–Dec. 1992). Apart from Chernomyrdin (1992–98), the 1990s saw a succession of short-lived appointments. In May 2000, Kasyanov became Prime Minister under Putin. SARDINIA (Sardinia-Piedmont-Savoy) Principal Rulers and Ministers 33 Kings Victor Amadeus III 1773–96 Charles Emmanuel IV 1796–1802 Sardinia was annexed to France, December 1798; subsequently occupied by Russian and Austrian forces, June 1799–June 1800; French rule was then restored; Charles Emmanuel abdicated in 1802, in favour of his brother.

SARDINIA (Sardinia-Piedmont-Savoy) Principal Rulers and Ministers 33 Kings Victor Amadeus III 1773–96 Charles Emmanuel IV 1796–1802 Sardinia was annexed to France, December 1798; subsequently occupied by Russian and Austrian forces, June 1799–June 1800; French rule was then restored; Charles Emmanuel abdicated in 1802, in favour of his brother. Victor Emmanuel I 1802–21 (abdicated) Charles Felix ruled as Regent; returned to Sardinia, 1821. ) SERBIA An independent kingdom after 1878. Kings Milan Obrenovitch 1882–89 (abdicated) Alexander Obrenovitch 1889–1903 Peter 1903–21* *See also reference to Yugoslavia in this section.

1773 Pugachev Revolt begins in Russia. 1774 Treaty of Kutchuk-Kainardji between Turkey and Russia. Accession of Louis XVI; Parlement of Paris restored. Turgot becomes Comptroller General. 1775 First armed conflict between American colonists and British at Lexington. Conciliation attempts fail and open warfare develops. 1776 American Declaration of Independence. Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations published. Turgot begins overhaul of French finances, but is dismissed. Necker becomes Comptroller. 1778 France allies with the American colonists; war declared between Britain and France.

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