1848: The Year of Revolutions (The International Library of by Peter H. Wilson

By Peter H. Wilson

Europe was once swept by way of a wave of revolution in 1848 that had repercussions stretching well past the Continent. Governments fell in quickly succession or conceded major reforms, earlier than being rolled again by way of conservative response. although greatly perceived as a failure, the revolution ended the vestiges of feudalism, broadened civil society and reinforced the kingdom ahead of the swift industrialisation and urbanisation of the latter a part of the 19th century. This quantity brings jointly essays from best experts at the overseas measurement, nationwide reviews, political mobilisation, response and legacy.

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