Century of Revolution

A World History, 1770-1870

by Edmund Clingan



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/13/2013

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 258
ISBN : 9781475993431
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 258
ISBN : 9781475993424

About the Book

Revolution was the common theme as the world changed between the years 1770 and 1870. This book goes from the Battle of Golden Hill, where the first American blood was spilled fighting against the British, to the Meiji Restoration in Japan and Unification of Germany.
Topics include the Enlightenment, the American and French Revolutions, Napoleon, Latin American Independence, Industrial Revolution, turmoil in the Muslim world, Shaka Zulu, Liberalism and Nationalism, the founding of Australia, Western-Asian conflicts, Napoleon III, and nation-state building in Italy, Japan, Germany, Canada, and the U.S.
Everyone interested in the origins of revolutions and their consequences should read this book.

About the Author

Edmund Clingan received his education at the City University of New York and the Universities of Bonn and Wisconsin-Madison. His books include Finance from Kaiser to Führer: Budget Politics in Germany, 1912–1934 (2001), The Lives of Hans Luther, 1879–1962: German Chancellor, Reichsbank President and Hitler’s Ambassador (2010), An Introduction to Western Civilization (2011), and Twilight’s Last Gleaming: American Hegemony and Dominance in the Modern World (2013) . He is currently Associate Professor of History at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York.