Modern Europe, 1789-present
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Modern Europe, 1789-present by Asa Briggs
Book DescriptionNow covering the whole of Europe from the French Revolution to the present day, this major new edition has been completely revised and brought up-to-date. The approach embraces the whole continent from both national and regional perspectives, and combines political survey with grass roots 'people' history. Bringing this history vividly to life, the authors use a very broad range of sources including memoirs, archives, letters, songs and newspapers. In particular, there is new treatment of the following themes:* Religion and the modern Papacy * Immigration in Europe and relationships between minority and majority groups * UNESCO * The European Bill of Rights * The seeds of conflict in Bosnia and Croatia * Europe's relations with the wider world, with particular attention to the Middle East and Japan.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780582772601
(233mm x 158mm x 27mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Apr-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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The Second World War memoirs of the renowned historian, Asa Briggs. The book is a revelatory account of his life as a codebreaker at Bletchley Park, the Enigma machine and Hut Six.
Loose Ends and Extras, Hardback (May 2014)
Further exceptional reminiscences from a highly-respected historian and Bletchley Park code-breaker. Candid and detailed insights from a distinguished and fascinating career
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Bethlem Hospital, popularly known as 'Bedlam', is a unique institution. Now 750 years old, it has been continuously involved in the care of the mentally ill in London since at least the 1400s. This history re-evaluates its importance.
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Author Biography - Asa Briggs
Asa Briggs (Lord Briggs of Lewes) was Vice Chancellor of the University of Sussex (1967-1976), Provost of Worcester College, Oxford (1976-1991) and Chancellor of the Open University (1978-1995). Patricia Clavin is Lecturer in Modern History at the University of Keele.
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