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eBook Times Guide to the Peoples of Europe: The Essential Handbook to Europe's Tribes (Times guides) ePub

by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

  • ISBN: 0723006245
  • Category: Anthropology
  • Subcategory: Politics
  • Author: Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Times Books (March 24, 1994)
  • Pages: 400
  • ePub book: 1934 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1334 kb
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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Times Guide to the Peoples of Europe . This book attempts to answer these questions by trying to understand this powerful and perplexing continent from the outside.

This book attempts to answer these questions by trying to understand this powerful and perplexing continent from the outside.

Felipe Fernández-Armesto. This is a guide to all the major ethnic groups in Europe, from those we regard as familiar without truly understanding them (French, Spanish and Swedes), to those who have erupted into the headlines over the past decade (Serbs, Croats and Chechens). It explores future threats to peace.

by Felipe Fernández-Armesto. The break-up of the Soviet Union and the radical proposals of Maastricht have between them conspired to awaken ethnic and regional identities across Europe. Bosnians, Slovenes, Ukrainians, Georgians, Walloons, Flemings, Basques, Bavarians - the tribes of Europe are flexing their muscles and making the headlines in ways that no one could have predicted at the start of the decade.

Fernández-Armesto challenges some long-standing historical thinkin. .The compiled information adds immensely to the understanding of world that ended and began in 149.The Times Guide to the Peoples of Europe.1492 changes our view of history.

Bosnians, Slovenes, Ukrainians, Georgians, Walloons, Flemings, Basques, Bavarians - the tribes of Europe are flexing their muscles and making the headlines in ways that no one could have predicted at the start of the decade. Published 1994 by Times Books in London Places. Published 1994 by Times Books in London. Includes bibliographical references. Guide to the peoples of Europe.

A guide book or travel guide is "a book of information about a place designed for the use of visitors or tourists". It will usually include information about sights, accommodation, restaurants, transportation, and activities. Maps of varying detail and historical and cultural information are often included.

Felipe Fernández-Armesto is currently the William P. Reynolds Professor .

His books include Before Columbus; The Times Illustrated History of Europe; Columbus; Millennium: A History of the Last Thousand Years (the subject of a ten-part series on CNN); Civilizations: Culture, Ambition, and the Transformation of Nature; Near a Thousand Tables; The Americas; Ideas That Changed the World; Humankind: A Brief History; The Times Atlas of World Exploration; Reformations; Truth; and.

F ive phases of imperialism: "Old" direct political control (commerce . Then outline the major changes that trade with Europe brought to the Americas, Africa and China in the early modern era.

F ive phases of imperialism: "Old" direct political control (commerce and trade, new technology), ○ First Wave (1492 - 1800, is assisted by disease, ended because of the French Revolution which begins revolutions in other countries, mass migration of African slavery), ○ Second Wave (1830 - 1919, 1945, decolonization 1945 - 1960s, isn't assisted by disease like first wave, improvements in technology.

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The break-up of the Soviet Union and the radical proposals of Maastricht have between them conspired to awaken ethnic and regional identities across Europe. Bosnians, Slovenes, Ukrainians, Georgians, Walloons, Flemings, Basques, Bavarians - the tribes of Europe are flexing their muscles and making the headlines in ways that no one could have predicted at the start of the decade. Who are these peoples, what are their histories, their languages, their religions, why are they and many others - reasserting their ancient identities and what does it mean for the future of Europe? This book attempts to answer these questions by trying to understand this powerful and perplexing continent from the outside.