In this sequel to his popular Aspects of European History, 1494 - 1789, Stephen J. Lee charts the most commonly encountered topics of nineteenth and twentieth century history, from the origins of the French Revolution, through the social and political reforms and upheavals of the last two centuries to the present.

Helpful and accessible, the book includes:

* an invigorating guide and sound source of background material
* short analytical chapters
* an interpretative approach to history, providing a range of viewpoints on each subject
* both a broad survey and specific studies
* stimulation for student's ability to develop and clarify theme
* a careful structure which aids notetaking, preparation of essays and revision.

Any student of European history will want to have this book at their side throughout their course studies.

chapter 1|6 pages

The Origins of the French Revolution

chapter 2|5 pages

The Course of the French Revolution

chapter 3|6 pages

The Reforms of Napoleon I

chapter 4|7 pages

The Fall of Napoleon I

chapter 5|5 pages

The Concert of Europe 1815–48

chapter 7|8 pages

The Revolutions of 1848–9

chapter 10|7 pages

The Unification of Germany

chapter 11|5 pages

The Reforms of Alexander II

chapter 12|7 pages

The Collapse of the Second French Empire

chapter 15|7 pages

German Foreign Policy 1871–1914

chapter 16|7 pages

The Outbreak of the First World War

chapter 18|6 pages

The Last Years of Tsarist Russia

chapter 21|5 pages


chapter 22|6 pages

The Great Depression

chapter 24|6 pages

German Foreign Policy 1918–39

chapter 25|7 pages

Soviet Foreign Policy 1918–41

chapter 26|8 pages

The League of Nations

chapter 27|4 pages

The Spanish Civil War

chapter 29|6 pages

The Soviet Economy 1917–80

chapter 30|5 pages

The Defeat of Nazi Germany

chapter 31|8 pages

The Cold War to 1980

chapter 33|7 pages


chapter 34|9 pages

Marxism and its Manifestations to 1980

chapter 35|6 pages


chapter 36|6 pages