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A people"s history of modern Europe

William A. Pelz

A people"s history of modern Europe

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  • Modern History,
  • Civilization,
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    From the monarchical terror of the Middle Ages to the mangled Europe of the twenty-first century, A People"s History of Modern Europe tracks the history of the continent through the deeds of those whom mainstream history tries to forget. Europe provided the perfect conditions for a great number of political revolutions from below. The German peasant wars of Thomas Muntzer, the bourgeois revolutions of the eighteenth century, the rise of the industrial worker in England, the turbulent journey of the Russian Soviets, the role of the European working class throughout the Cold War, student protests in 1968 and through to the present day, when we continue to fight to forge an alternative to the barbaric economic system. With sections focusing on the role of women, this history sweeps away the tired platitudes of the privileged upon which our current understanding is based, and provides an opportunity to see our history differently.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-260) and index.

    StatementWilliam A. Pelz
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD228 .P45 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 273 pages
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27215951M
    ISBN 100745332463, 0745332455
    ISBN 109780745332468, 9780745332451
    OCLC/WorldCa920720275


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