The Pursuit of Glory: The Five Revolutions that Made Modern Europe: 1648-1815
by Blanning, Tim
Between the end of the Thirty Years' War and the Battle of Waterloo, Europe underwent an extraordinary transformatoin that saw five of the modern world's great revolutions--scientific, industrial, American, French, and romantic. In this much-admired addition to the monumental Penguin History of Europe series, Tim Blanning brilliantly investigates the forces that transformed Europe from a medieval society into a vigorous powerhose of the modern world. Blanning renders this vast subject immediate and absorbing by making fresh connections between the most mundane details of life and the major cultural, political, and technological transformations that birthed the modern age. 4th printing. Light edge wear. Penguin, 2008. 4th Printing. Very Good/Not Applicable. (Inventory #: 2196572)
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