- Author(s):Timothy Baycroft
- Available from: November 1998
An engaging range of period texts and theme books for AS and A Level history.
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This text analyses nationalism in Europe from the French Revolution to the Second World War. Drawing on a wide range of examples, Timothy Baycroft explains what characterises modern nations, what the theoretical roots of nationalism are, and what interaction there has been with other significant theories. The book alsot presents reasons for the overwhelming importance of nationalism in the development of modern European history. The result is a concise description of the ways in which nationalism spread through Europe and its consequences for European civilisation. Nationalism in Europe contains a selection of primary and secondary sources.
The AS textbooks are ideal for students who have never studied the history of these periods before. they provide detailed background information on the period studied, and include notes explaining key terms, lists of significant dates, and focus questions to consolidate learning.
All of the AS titles have been endorsed by OCR for use with their AS specification for history, and several of the titles will also be appropriate for Edexcel and AQA study units.
Many of the books include a seperate document section, where students can study and evaluate a range of source material.
Shorter themed books explore particular topics in greater depth. The topics examined can be linked with the period covering foundation texts, providing students and teachers with flexibillity in structuring A Level courses.
- 1. The French Revolution and the idea of nation
- 2. The growth of a Europe of nations 1814–1870
- 3. History, popular will and the nation
- 4. Culture,ethnicity and the nation
- 5. Class versus nation
- 6. Nationalism's popular phase 1870–1914
- 7. Imperialism and nationalism
- 8. Nationalism in conflict 1914–1945
- 9. Conclusion.
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