The Long 19th Century: European History from 1789 to 1917

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Overview

Take an unflinching look at some of history's major players during a complex and fascinating period of history.

Topics Covered:
  • 1: The Long 19th Century
  • 2: The Legacy of the Past-The Old Regime
  • 3: The Age of Revolution, 1789-1848
  • 4: The French Revolution
  • 5: The Napoleonic Era, 1799-1815
  • 6: The First Industrial Revolution, 1760-1850
  • 7: The Era of Metternich, 1815-1848
  • 8: The Revolutions of 1848
  • 9: Europe, 1850-1871-An Overview
  • 10: The Crimean War, 1853-1856
  • 11: From Napoleon to Napoleon-France, 1815-1852
  • 12: Napoleon III-An Evaluation
  • 13: Italy on the Eve-An Overview
  • 14: Cavour and Napoleon III-"Unifying" Italy
  • 15: Germany on the Eve
  • 16: Age of Bismarck-Creating the German Empire
  • 17: The British Way
  • 18: The Russian Experience, 1789-1881
  • 19: The Apogee of Europe, 1870-1914
  • 20: The Industrialization of Europe
  • 21: The Socialist Response
  • 22: The Longest Hatred-European Anti-Semitism
  • 23: England, 1868-1914-Liberalism to Democracy
  • 24: The Third Republic-France, 1870-1914
  • 25: Bismarckian and Wilhelminian Germany
  • 26: Flawed States-Austria-Hungary and Italy
  • 27: Russia, Turkey, and the Balkans
  • 28: Bismarck Dominates Europe, 1870-1890
  • 29: The "New" Imperialism
  • 30: The Diplomacy of Imperialism, 1890-1907
  • 31: Europe in Crisis, 1908-1914-Outbreak of War
  • 32: The Origins of World War I
  • 33: The Great War-A Military Overview
  • 34: The Home Front During Total War
  • 35: The Impact of World War I-New World Disorder
  • 36: Looking Back, Thinking Ahead