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By Palmira J. Brummett, Robert R. Edgar, Neil J. Hackett, George F. Jewsbury, Barbara S. Molony

The authors of the 11th version of Civilization previous and Present—specialists in Islamic, African, Asian, historic, Russian, and East ecu history—weave the various traits of worldwide historical past right into a transparent and obtainable research for ultra-modern scholars. Civilization earlier and current, popular on the market as a hugely readable survey textual content, supplies a powerful narrative of global heritage and a degree of aspect that's conceivable for college students and sturdy for teachers. utilizing photographs and records that improve the text's content material, the narrative strains connections throughout cultures and introduces fascinating avenues of ancient interpretation. The textual content examines all elements of worldwide history—social, political, monetary, spiritual, cultural, and geographic.

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Meanwhile, the Hungarian Nationalities Diet advocated a liberal, parliamentary gov- Within «ie ernment under a limited Habsburg monarchy. Haosburg Empire The Vienna-controlled Danubian region, that mosaic of nationalities, appeared to be on the verge of being transformed into a federation. The empire's diversity soon became mirrored in a characteristic of the revolutionary movements, as the various nationalities divided among themselves. The Hungarians wrote a new constitution that was quite liberal, calling for a guarantee of civil rights, an end to serfdom, and the destruction of special privileges.

The War with France After 1867 Bismarck turned his attention westward to France and Emperor Napoleon I I I (1808-1873). The French leader had allowed himself to be talked into neutrality i n 1866 because he anticipated a long war between his German neighbors that w o u l d weaken and Diplomacy in the West, 1815-1914 761 them both and because he hoped to expand into the neutral state of Belgium. I n August 1866, Napoleon approached Bismarck for his share of the fruits of victory, but the German leader refused to agree to French demands.

The social, political, and economic structures were extremely vulnerable to the winds of change that came in ¡848. 1848: THE REVOLUTIONARY YEAR • What forces led to the destruction in 1848 of the international order created at the Congress of Vienna in 1815? As it had before, France once again opened a revolutionary era, and the events there set a precedent for what was to occur throughout Europe in 1848. The overthrow of the old order came first in Paris in February and then spread to Berlin, Vienna, Prague, Buds, and Pest in March.

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