Written by eleven contributors of international standing, this book covers Europe's turbulent history from the French Revolution in the late eighteenth century to the present day. Attractively illustrated with over 200 pictures in colour and black and white, it provides a better understanding of modern Europe, how it came to be what it is, and even where it may be going in the future.
T. C. W. Blanning is Professor of Modern European History at Cambridge, and a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College. His books include Rise and Fall of the French Revolution, 1789-99 (University of Chicago Press, 1996); French Revolution: Class War or Culture Clash? (Macmillan, 1997); French Revolutionary Wars, 1787-1802 (Arnold, 1996); Origins of the French Revolutionary Wars (Longman, 1986).