A short history of Europe

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Europe is an astonishingly successful place. In this dazzling new history, bestselling author Simon Jenkins grippingly tells the story of its evolution from warring peoples to peace, wealth and freedom – a story that twists and turns from Greece and Rome, through the Dark Ages, the Reformation and the French Revolution, to the Second World War and up to the present day. Jenkins takes in leaders from Julius Caesar and Joan of Arc, to Wellington and Angela Merkel, as well as cultural figures from Aristotle to Shakespeare and Picasso. He brings together the transformative forces and dominant eras into one chronological tale – all with his usual insight, colour, and authority.

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Discover the history of Europe – from the Dark Ages to present day – by the author of the bestselling A Short History of England

Europe is an astonishingly successful place. But it would take volumes to tell its story, right? Wrong. From warring peoples to peace, wealth and freedom, Andrew Jenkins distils its evolution into this short, single-volume history.

From Greece and Rome, through the French Revolution to the Second World War and modern times. Taking in leaders such as Julius Caesar, Joan of Arc, Wellington and Angela Merkel.
Sharing stories of cultural figures like Aristotle, Shakespeare and Picasso.

Jenkins brings together the transformative forces and dominant eras into one chronological tale – all with his insight, colour and authority.

Additional information

Weight0.32 kg
Dimensions19.6 × 12.8 × 2.8 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

xv, 353 , 32 unnumbered of plates

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

940 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K