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Psychology for Dummies, 2nd Edition Adam Cash. Dutch For Dummies Margreet Kwakernaak. Back cover copy Learn about: Battles and wars that divided EuropeKings, queens and an assortment of dictatorsEurope's growth as an industrial superpower The historical foundations of the European Union A look through Europe's rich history, from the origins of a continent to the modern day Whether you're a seasoned history buff or a complete novice, European History For Dummies is the perfect guide to the history of a continent full of passion, power and intrigue.
From Roman relics and the Renaissance to World Wars and Eurovision, take a fascinating journey through the disasters, triumphs, power struggles and politics that have shaped the Europe we know today. Brimming with facts and stories to bring the past alive, this new edition provides updated information on Europe and its transformation in the 21st century.
European History For Dummies packs in the facts alongside the fun and brings the past alive. In the beginning - a look into the origins of the continent, the first Europeans and Europe in the Stone AgeYour ancient history - discover Greek city states and learn about the turbulent times of the Roman EmpireA light at the end of the tunnel - tour through the Dark Ages and into medieval Europe with the Holy Roman Emperors, Popes and crusadersNew ideas and new worlds - the Ottoman Empire, the Reformation, the Renaissance and the New WorldRise to the top - watch on as Europe leads the industrial revolution and exerts its control and domination over the worldTorn apart - revolutions and World Wars tear the continent apart at the seams Open the book and find: Table of contents Introduction.
Origins of a Continent.
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The Stone Age Rocks. Europe of the Ancients. You re Ancient History!
The Ups and Downs of the Roman Empire. Dancing in the Dark Ages. Gold, Murder, and Frankish Sense. Don't Call Us Medieval! New Ideas, New Worlds. Back to the Future: The Wars of Religion. Not so much a continent, more a view of life.
The Stone Age Rocks. The Ups and Downs of the Roman Empire.
Dancing in the Dark Ages. Gold, Murder, and Frankish Sense. New Ideas, New Worlds. Back to the Future: The Wars of Religion. The Sun King Rises. Europe Rules the World. Europe Tears Itself in Two. Overall a good introductory read on the history of Europe. I was surprised at how fast I read this! It's not a very in-depth look at European history, but its very readable, and even funny.
It really pertains largely to the European continent, since you can read the author's "British History for Dummies" for the British info. Jul 22, Jason rated it liked it. A good book to gather a sketch of a massive subject. Jul 10, Tim rated it liked it. Check out the term "Indulgence". Jan 25, Jeff rated it liked it. A good overview considering how huge the subject is.
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Easy read - a good starter for European history. Apr 05, Melissa rated it it was amazing Shelves: Entertaining overview of European history. May 13, Michael Elliott rated it liked it.
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