Movements In European History by D. H. LawrenceMovements In European History by D. H. Lawrence

Movements In European History

byD. H. LawrenceEditorPhilip Crumpton

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Movements in European History was written by D. H. Lawrence during 1918 and 1919 in response to Oxford University Press's invitation to prepare a textbook for schools. It is a vivid sketch of European history from ancient Rome to the early twentieth century, remaining significant in the canon of Lawrence's work as the only school textbook he ever wrote. Crumpton's introduction describes the genesis, publication and reception of the book, gives an account of the little-known Irish edition of 1926 which suffered much censorship, and identifies and analyses Lawrence's methods of using the source-books on which his writing was based. This edition uses the surviving manuscript to present a text as close to that which Lawrence wrote and corrected in proof as is now possible.
D(avid) H(erbert) Lawrence was born on September 11, 1885. His father was a coal miner and Lawrence grew up in a mining town in England. He always hated the mines, however, and frequently used them in his writing to represent both darkness and industrialism, which he despised because he felt it was scarring the English countryside. Law...
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Title:Movements In European HistoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.91 inPublisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521007038

ISBN - 13:9780521007030

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Table of Contents

General editor's preface; Acknowledgements; Chronology; Cue-titles; Introduction; Movements in European History; Maps; Explanatory notes; Textual apparatus; Appendixes; A note on pounds, shilling and pence; Index.