The Making of Modern Europe

  • Chris Cook
  • John Paxton
Part of the Palgrave Historical and Political Facts book series (PHPF)


Between 1848 and the outbreak of the First World War, the map of Europe underwent a dramatic transformation. Two major powers (Germany and Italy) achieved their unification. Elsewhere, nationalist aspirations against Ottoman rule in the Balkans led to a series of revolts and insurrections; the disasters encountered by the Turks after 1877 led to the independence of Romania and Bulgaria. The Balkan Wars further changed the map of South-East Europe.


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© Chris Cook and John Paxton 1978

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  • Chris Cook
  • John Paxton

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