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The Birth of the Modern: World Society, 1815-1830

Johnson, Paul

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ISBN 10: 006016574X / ISBN 13: 9780060165741
Published by HarperCollins Publishers, New York, 1991
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xx, 1095 p. Notes. Index. From the bestselling author of Modern Times, A History of the Jews, and Intellectuals, a provocative, challenging, and readable history of 15 years that laid the foundations of the modern world. The period after Waterloo (1815-1830), traditionally viewed as an "Age of Reaction", was astonishly fertile in new ideas and, Johnson maintains, the modern world. Good in good dust jacket. Ex-library. Usual library markings. Cover has some wear and soiling. DJ, in plastic sleeve, has been pasted to boards. Some edge soiling. First edition. Stated. First printing [stated]. Bookseller Inventory # 58169

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Title: The Birth of the Modern: World Society, 1815...

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, New York

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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A popular history of the decade after Waterloo finds in it the seeds of the modern world, such as the establishment of constitutional democracy, international law, and other new ideas

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The extraordinary, bestselling chronicle of the period that laid the foundations of the modern world.

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