This history of Europe since the Renaissance emphasizes not only cultural and social history, but also examines important political and diplomatic events. Major themes covered include the social bases of politics, the rise of the modern state, and relations between the different social classes.
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John Merriman is the Charles Seymour Professor of History at Yale University. A specialist in nineteenth century French history, Merriman earned his Ph. D at the University of Michigan. He is the author of many books, including The Margins of City Life: Explorations on the French Urban Frontier, 1815–1851; Red City: Limoges and the French Nineteenth Century; The Agony of the Republic: The Repression of the Left in Revolutionary France, 1848–1851; and, most recently, The Stones of Balazuc: A French Village in Time (Norton, 2002). He regularly teaches the survey of modern European history at Yale.
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Book Description W. W. Norton & Company, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0393968855
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