A-Z of Modern Europe, 1789-1999 by Martin Polley

By Martin Polley

An A-Z of recent Europe 1789-1999 is a entire dictionary which defines glossy Europe via its very important occasions and folks. It comprises entries on:
* key humans from Napoleon Bonaparte to Hitler
* key political and army events
* influential political, social, cultural and fiscal theories.
An A-Z of contemporary Europe 1789-1999 bargains obtainable and concise definitions of approximately one thousand separate goods. The e-book is cross-referenced and hence presents linked hyperlinks and connections whereas the appendices comprise crucial additional info. The publication includes 5 useful maps to steer the reader alongside.

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Politically, the treaty Bucharest, treaty of helped to convince the USA to remain involved in European military issues after the SECOND WORLD WAR, as it showed that the leading western democracies were initiating greater cooperation in this sphere. It thus served as something of a model for NATO. In 1954, the treaty of Brussels was revised in order to turn the organisation into the WESTERN EUROPEAN UNION, involving the Federal Republic of Germany and Italy, a sign that the organisation had become predominantly anti-communist in focus.

He also worked to protect Bulgarian Jews from deportation during the FINAL SOLUTION. He died shortly after refusing to change these policies, although rumours that he was murdered have never been proven. Borodino, battle of (September 1812) see NAPOLEONIC WARS. Bosnian crisis (1908–9) International crisis caused by Austria-Hungary’s annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, October 1908– March 1909. Austria-Hungary had occupied the OTTOMAN territories of Bosnia and Herzegovina since 1878 (see BERLIN CONGRESS).

Ciano supported Mussolini’s deposition in July 1943. Later that year he was arrested in Germany, and returned to Mussolini’s Salo government. He was tried for treason, and executed in 1944. Clemenceau, Georges (1841–1929) French politician. Clemenceau came to prominence in 1870 as the Mayor of Montmartre during the PARIS COMMUNE. He entered national politics in 1876 when, as a Radical, he was elected to the Chamber of Deputies. He lost his seat in 1893 due to his implication in a financial scandal.

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