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 smooth Europe via its very important occasions and other people. It contains entries on:
* key humans from Napoleon Bonaparte to Hitler
* key political and army events
* influential political, social, cultural and financial theories.
An A-Z of recent Europe 1789-1999 bargains available and concise definitions of approximately a thousand separate goods. The ebook is cross-referenced and therefore offers linked hyperlinks and connections whereas the appendices comprise crucial additional details. The ebook includes 5 beneficial maps to steer the reader alongside.

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He spoke out against military failures during the FIRST WORLD WAR, before being appointed as Prime Minister by POINCARÉ in 1917. He provided successful leadership for the final stages of the war, and attempted to promote French interests and a strongly anti-German line as convenor of the PARIS PEACE CONFERENCE of 1919. The perceived leniency of the final settlement damaged his standing, and he left office in 1920 when the Cold War new Assembly refused to accept him as president. Coalition, First see FRENCH REVOLUTIONARY WARS.

He was succeeded by ANDROPOV. Briand, Aristide (1862–1932) French politician. Briand was active in the Socialist party from 1894, and was elected to the Chamber of Deputies in 1902. He took up his first ministerial post in 1906 when the Radical coalition appointed him as Minister of Public 19 Instruction and Worship, an appointment that led to his expulsion from the Socialist party (see SECOND INTERNATIONAL). His main achievement in this post was the disestablishment of the Catholic church. He was Prime Minister from 1909 until 1911, and again in 1913 and from 1915 to 1917.

Congress System Structure for international meetings between the victorious powers of the NAPOLEONIC WARS, 1815– 23, with France from 1818. At the end of the Congress of Vienna (see VIENNA, CONGRESS OF) in 1815, Austria, Prussia, Russia and the UK (see QUADRUPLE ALLIANCE) agreed to meet in congress at intervals to discuss their common concerns. The system, devised mainly by METTERNICH, recognised that the wartime allies had diverse peacetime objectives and interests, but created a forum for the mutual discussion of both general and specific issues.

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