A-Z of Modern Europe Since 1789 by Martin Polley

By Martin Polley

An A-Z of recent Europe 1789-1999 is a accomplished dictionary which defines glossy Europe via its very important occasions and folks. It comprises entries on:
* key humans from Napoleon Bonaparte to Hitler
* key political and armed forces events
* influential political, social, cultural and monetary theories.
An A-Z of contemporary Europe 1789-1999 deals available and concise definitions of approximately a thousand separate goods. The ebook is cross-referenced and hence presents linked hyperlinks and connections whereas the appendices include crucial additional details. The publication comprises 5 useful maps to steer the reader alongside.

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He also made plans for a federal Union of European States. His work in this areawas to provide important precedents for Franco-Germanreconciliation and western Europeancooperationafter the SECOND WORLD WAR. He lost the presidential election of 1931, and retired and died the following year. Britain, battle of (June-September 1940) seeSECOND WORLD WAR. Brumaire French coup of 9 November 1799 which brought NAPOLEON to power, taking its name from the month in the REPUBLICAN CALENDAR. The coup was largely engineeredby SIEyES.

His domestic policies maintained a strong central governmental style, with opposing groups, including Catholics and socialists, often marginalised (see ANTI-SOCIALIST LAWS, KULTURKAMPF). Despite some welfare provision and universal suffrage, democracy was not givcn a chanceto flourish. '>ERBUND and the TRIPLE ALLIANCE, and through Bismarck's leading role in the 1878 BERLIN CONGRESS. Bismarck resigned and retired from public life in 1890 over policy differences with the new Emperor, WILLIAM II. Black Redistribution see POPULISM.

He was Presidentof the Parliamentfrom 1955 to 1957,and Mayor of West Berlin from 1957 until 1966. He offered skilful leadershipto the city during the BERLIN WALL crisis of 1961. Chairmanof the SPD from 1964, he joined President Kurt Kiesinger's coalition in 1966 as Foreign Minister. In 1969, he formed the SPD/Free Democrat coalition government,serving as Chancellor until 1974. He was instrumental in refocusing the FRG's external relations by promoting OSTPOLITIK, for which he won the 1971 Nobel PeacePrize.

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