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Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age, Part 1 of 4
Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age Part 1 of 4 Author:Childers, Thomas Course 821 of The Great Courses. — Part 1 of 4, includes 6 cassettes and course guidebook. — Professor Thomas Childers, University of Pennsylvania. — This series takes the listener on a journey through the history of modern Europe, from 1750. In the hours of lectures, the listener learns about all of the major events of this era, along with fasc... more »inating details that make the story come alive.
Includes 12 lectures on cassettes.
Titles: Introduction - Europe in the "Modern Age"; Social and Political Life Under the Ancien Regime; Intellectual and Cultural Life - The Challenge of the Enlightenment; The Origins of the French Revolution; The Outbreak of the Revolution and the Monarchist Response; The Terror and Its Aftermath; The Rise of Napoleon - Heir of the Revolution or New Form of Tyranny?; Napoleonic Europe - An Epoch of War; The Restoration and Reactionary Conservatism; The Challenge of Liberal Nationalism; Liberal Capitalism and the Industrial Revolution - The English Experience; The Social Impact of the Industrial Revolution.« less