Pursuit Of Glory: Europe 1648 To 1815

Paperback | March 25, 2008

byTim Blanning

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'The Penguin History of Europe series ... is one of contemporary publishing's great projects' New Statesman The Pursuit of Glory brings to life one of the most extraordinary periods in European history - from the battered, introvert continent after the Thirty Years War to the dynamic one that experienced the French Revolution and the wars of Napoleon. Tim Blanning depicts the lives of ordinary people and the dominant personalities of the age (Louis XIV, Frederick the Great, Napoleon), and explores an era of almost unprecedented change, growth and cultural, political and technological ferment that shaped the societies and economies of entire countries.

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'The Penguin History of Europe series ... is one of contemporary publishing's great projects' New Statesman The Pursuit of Glory brings to life one of the most extraordinary periods in European history - from the battered, introvert continent after the Thirty Years War to the dynamic one that experienced the French Revolution and the...

Tim Blanning is Professor of Modern History at the University of Cambridge. His other books include The Culture of Power and the Power of Culture and The Rise and Fall of the French Revolution.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 7.74 × 5.05 × 1.3 inPublished:March 25, 2008Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:014016667X

ISBN - 13:9780140166675

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from pursuit of glory If you are familiar w/Frederick the great & his contemporaries this is a must read to see them prance about the European & even North American stage.
Date published: 2009-06-05