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Canfora, Luciano

Democracy in Europe: A History of an Ideoloy

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This history traces the development of democracy in Europe from its origins in ancient Greece up to the present day.
  • Considers all the major watersheds in the development of democracy in modern Europe.
  • Describes the rediscovery of Ancient Greek political ideals by intellectuals at the end of the eighteenth century.
  • Examines the twenty-year crisis from 1789 to 1815, when the repercussions of revolution in France were felt across the European continent.
  • Explains how events in France led to the explosion of democratic movements between 1830 and 1848.
  • Compares the different manifestations of democracy within Eastern and Western Europe during the latter half of the nineteenth century.
  • Considers fascism and its consequences for democracy in Europe during the twentieth century.
  • Demonstrates how in the recent past democracy itself has become the object of ideological battles.

Keywords: HISTORY / Modern / 19th Century HIS037060

Author(s)
Translator
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Making of Europe
Page amount
302 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781405154598
Printed ISBN
9781405111317

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