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Longman Handbook of Twentieth Century Europe

Longman Handbook of Twentieth Century Europe

1st Edition

Chris Cook, J. Stevenson
July 03, 2003

The twentieth century was one of constant upheaval across Europe. The continent saw wars, revolutions and the collapse of empires and a range of leading figures from Stolypin and Stalin to Chirac, Schroder and Putin. This book provides a detailed yet wide-ranging guide to the turbulent events of...

The Longman Companion to the Conservative Party: Since 1830

The Longman Companion to the Conservative Party: Since 1830

1st Edition

Nick Crowson
October 18, 2001

This Longman Companion provides a wide-ranging compendium of essential facts and figures on the Conservative Party - from its origins in the 1830s to the dawn of the 21st Century. Central to the book are the detailed chronologies on the Conservative Party's years in government and opposition....

Longman Companion to the First World War: Europe 1914-1918

Longman Companion to the First World War: Europe 1914-1918

1st Edition

Colin Nicolson
July 06, 2001

 This new Companion covers one of the most devastating conflicts in modern history.  The Great War traumatised a generation and shaped the whole of the twentieth century. Speaking as loudly as any first-hand account, the facts and figures laid out in this volume reveal the sheer massive...

Longman Companion to Slavery, Emancipation and Civil Rights

Longman Companion to Slavery, Emancipation and Civil Rights

1st Edition

Harry Harmer
June 08, 2001

This Companion provides the essential background to the defining fate of the African diaspora in the Americas and the Caribbean from the 15th to the 20th centuries. Central to the book are detailed chronologies on the development and decline of the slave trade, slavery in colonial North and South...

Longman Companion to the Formation of the European Empires, 1488-1920

Longman Companion to the Formation of the European Empires, 1488-1920

1st Edition

Muriel E. Chamberlain
December 12, 2000

The European empires as they existed from the Age of Discovery until after the First World War shaped the modern world. So great has been their political, economic and cultural influence that to fully understand contemporary history and events, it is essential to have an understanding of the...

Longman Companion to Britain since 1945

Longman Companion to Britain since 1945

2nd Edition

Chris Cook, John Stevenson
June 07, 2000

This timely new edition of the Longman Companion to Britain since 1945 (compiled by the series editors themselves) provides a wide-ranging compendium of key facts and figures on British history from the start of the landmark Attlee government in 1945 to the final years of the 1990s. The book...

Longman Companion to Imperial Russia, 1689-1917

Longman Companion to Imperial Russia, 1689-1917

1st Edition

David Longley
May 16, 2000

This is the first book of its kind to draw together information on the major events in Russian history from 1695 to 1917 - covering the eventful period from the accession of Peter the Great to the fall of Nicholas II. Not only is a vast amount of material on key events and topics brought together,...

The Longman Companion to Renaissance Europe, 1390-1530

The Longman Companion to Renaissance Europe, 1390-1530

1st Edition

Stella Fletcher
October 22, 1999

This new Companion is the ideal reference guide. It fills a gap by providing an authoritative but accessible reference on political, economic, religious, social, as well as cultural developments in this crucial period. It contains information on all major topics including the church, war and...

The Longman Companion to the Labour Party, 1900-1998

The Longman Companion to the Labour Party, 1900-1998

1st Edition

Harry Harmer
March 08, 1999

A timely reference guide to the Labour Party which brings together the essential facts and figures about the Party since its foundation through to the 'New Labour' of the 1990's. It is the essential reference book for anyone wanting reliable information on the Labour Party....

The Longman Companion to America, Russia and the Cold War, 1941-1998

The Longman Companion to America, Russia and the Cold War, 1941-1998

2nd Edition

John W. Young
January 04, 1999

This reference guide throws light on almost every aspect of postwar international history from the rise of Mao's China to the Bosnian Civil War. It provides a huge wealth of information on East-West relations setting events, crises and conflicts in their full international context....

Longman Companion to Germany since 1945

Longman Companion to Germany since 1945

1st Edition

Adrian Webb
November 04, 1998

This new Companion provides a wealth of information on the history of Germany since the Second World War including much material which is not readily available. Throughout, equal attention is devoted to East and West Germany and covers political, social, cultural, and economic developments. The...

Longman Companion to European Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century

Longman Companion to European Decolonisation in the Twentieth Century

1st Edition

Muriel E. Chamberlain
July 30, 1998

This new Companion brings together, in one single volume, all the essential facts and figures relating to European decolonisation in the twentieth century. Professor Chamberlain has taken each European empire in turn (the British, French, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, Belgian and Italian) and for...

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