The Pursuit of Glory by Tim Blanning audiobook

The Pursuit of Glory: The Five Revolutions that Made Modern Europe: 1648-1815

By Tim Blanning
Read by James Cameron Stewart

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35.21 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781541401891

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The New York Times bestselling volume in the Penguin History of Europe series Between the end of the Thirty Years' War and the Battle of Waterloo, Europe underwent an extraordinary transformation that saw five of the modern world's great revolutions—scientific, industrial, American, French, and romantic. In this much-admired addition to the monumental Penguin History of Europe series, Tim Blanning brilliantly investigates the forces that transformed Europe from a medieval society into a vigorous powerhouse of the modern world. Blanning renders this vast subject immediate and absorbing by making fresh connections between the most mundane details of life and the major cultural, political, and technological transformations that birthed the modern age.

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The New York Times bestselling volume in the Penguin History of Europe series

Between the end of the Thirty Years' War and the Battle of Waterloo, Europe underwent an extraordinary transformation that saw five of the modern world's great revolutions—scientific, industrial, American, French, and romantic. In this much-admired addition to the monumental Penguin History of Europe series, Tim Blanning brilliantly investigates the forces that transformed Europe from a medieval society into a vigorous powerhouse of the modern world. Blanning renders this vast subject immediate and absorbing by making fresh connections between the most mundane details of life and the major cultural, political, and technological transformations that birthed the modern age.

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Author Bio: Tim Blanning

Author Bio: Tim Blanning Tim Blanning is professor of modern history at the University of Cambridge, a Fellow of the British Academy, and the author and editor of numerous books on European history. He appears regularly on BBC Radio in England.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 35.21
Audience: Adult
Language: English