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  History of Europe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The first well-known literate civilization in Europe was that of the Minoans of the island of Crete and later the Myceneans in the adjacent parts of Greece, starting at the beginning of the 2nd millennium BC.
Eastern Europe was an arena of conflict for domination between Sweden, the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Ottoman Empire.
The map of Europe was redrawn at the Yalta Conference and divided as it became the principal zone of contention in the Cold War between the two power blocs, the Western countries and the Eastern bloc.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Europe   (5920 words)

  
 History of Europe
The map of Europe was redrawn at the Yalta Conference and divided as it became the principal zone of contention in the Cold War between the two newly emergent world powers, the capitalistic United States and the communist Soviet Union.
The U.S.A. placed western Europe (Britain, France, Italy, West Germany, Spain etc.) under their sphere of influence, establishing the NATO alliance as a protection against a possible Soviet invasion; the Soviet Union claimed central Europe (Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, East Germany) and formed the Warsaw Pact.
History of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
www.knowledgefun.com /book/h/hi/history_of_europe.html   (2851 words)

  
 History of Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
World War I and especially World War II ended the pre-eminent position of western The map of Europe was redrawn at Yalta Conference and divided as it became the zone of contention in the Cold War between the two newly emergent world the capitalistic United States and the communist Soviet Union.
The U.S.A. placed western Europe (Britain Italy West Germany Spain etc.) under their sphere of establishing the NATO alliance as a protection against a Soviet invasion; the Soviet Union claimed central (Poland Czechoslovakia Hungary Romania Bulgaria East Germany) and formed the Warsaw Pact.
Europe was divided by a " Iron Curtain ".
www.freeglossary.com /History_of_Europe   (2924 words)

  
 Category:History of Europe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This category contains articles relating to the history of European countries and cultures.
The main article for this category is History of Europe.
Maps showing the history of the Early Middle Ages
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:History_of_Europe   (148 words)

  
 History of Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Main article: History of the European Union The process of integrating Europe was slow due to the reluctance of most nation states to give up their sovereignty.
As for Europe's relations with the rest of the world, the U.S- led "War on Terror", and the friction between the EU and Russia over the expanding borders of the Union are causing an increasingly cold relationship with the rest of the world.
The refusal by most of so-called "Old Europe", led by France and Germany, to partake in the invasion of Iraq is one prime example of this.
history-of-europe.search.ipupdater.com   (4365 words)

  
 History of EUROPE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
This unbroken stretch of land north of the mountains, reaching from the Pacific in the east to the Atlantic in the west, means that the boundary between Asia and Europe is a somewhat vague concept.
In most of Europe neolithic communities live in villages of timber houses, often with a communal longhouse as the central feature (one, discovered at Bochum in Germany, is some 65 metres in length).
Tribes speaking Indo-European languages, and living as nomadic herdsmen, are well established by about 2000 BC in the steppes which stretch from the Ukraine eastwards, to the regions north of the Black Sea and the Caspian.
www.historyworld.net /wrldhis/PlainTextHistories.asp?historyid=ab06   (1053 words)

  
 History of Europe - Gurupedia
The first well-known literate civilization in Europe was that of the Minoans of the island of Crete and the Achaeans in the adjacent parts of Greece, starting at the beginning of the 2nd millennium BC Around the same time, the
Martin Luther started the Reformation in 1517, wars of politics and religion ravaged the continent: the schism of the dominant western church was to have major political, social and cultural implications for Europe.
The map of Europe was redrawn at the Yalta Conference and divided as it became the principal zone of contention in the Cold War between the two newly emergent world powers, the capitalistic United States and the communist
www.gurupedia.com /h/hi/history_of_europe.htm   (3151 words)

  
 History::Modern Europe::Courses
This course surveys the history of Europe from the era of its greatest hegemony in the world to the eve of the depression of the 1930s.
This course is both an introduction to European Jewish history from the 18th century to the present and a case study in the history of diasporic, minority cultures.
This is the second installment of a three-quarter sequence, which surveys the history of Europe from the era of its greatest hegemony in the world to the eve of the depression of the 1930s.
history.uchicago.edu /fields/moderneurope/courses.html   (2596 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Europe : A History: Books: Norman Davies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Aside from defining what Europe is and giving all countries their due, Davies also tries to show the joys of an inclusive reading of historical subjects (he disparages excessive specialization and writes admiringly of the Annales school).
Although he covers much of the cultural history of Europe in his narrative, it is in these capsules that one finds many fascinating aspects of this cultural history and how it has evolved over the century.
This is as comprehensive as a single-volume history of Europe can manage to be, and yet it still but skims the surface of the story of this magnificently diverse and dynamic continent in which we are blessed to live.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0060974680?v=glance   (2865 words)

  
 History > Western Europe
Thousands of documents from German and Austrian archives provide a horrifying picture of how Europe's nomadic Gypsies were ostracized, abused, and branded by the Nazis in the quest for racial purity.
Histories of Infamy: Francisco Lopez de Gomara and the Ethics of Spanish Imperialism
In Histories of Infamy, Cristi?n Roa-de-la-Carrera explores Francisco L?pez de G?mara's (1511-ca.1559) attempt to ethically reconcile Spain's civilizing mission with the conquistadors?
www.libreriauniversitaria.it /BUS/r_HIS01002/p_1/Western_Europe.htm   (504 words)

  
 History and the learning of history in Europe
History is one of several ways of retrieving this past and creating a cultural identity.
Virtually all political systems have used history for their own ends and have imposed both their version of historical facts and their definition of the good and bad figures of history.
Particular attention should be given to the problems in central and eastern Europe which has suffered from the manipulation of history up to recent times and continues in certain cases to be subject to political censorship.
assembly.coe.int /Documents/AdoptedText/ta96/erec1283.htm   (1163 words)

  
 History::Modern Europe::Introduction
The history of Europe from the eighteenth century to the present forms a vast canvas amenable to study from myriad perspectives.
John W. Boyer works on the history of the Habsburg Empire and its successor states; eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Germany; religion and politics in European history; and the history of the universities in Europe and America.
Jan Goldstein is a historian of modern France and studies the history of the human sciences, practices of the self, historical methodology, and intellectual and cultural history in socio-political context.
history.uchicago.edu /fields/moderneurope   (1218 words)

  
 Barnes & Noble.com - Postwar: A History of Europe since 1945 - Tony Judt - Hardcover
He is, for a start, a fine social historian; he has thought seriously about Europe's demographic patterns and their likely economic and social consequences; he clearly loves and studies the movies and popular music; and he is very much a historian of ideas.
This is the best history we have of Europe in the postwar period and not likely to be surpassed for many years.
One of its great virtues is that it fully integrates the history of Eastern and Western Europe, and covers the small countries as well as the large and powerful ones.
search.barnesandnoble.com /booksearch/isbninquiry.asp?cds2Pid=6867&isbn=1594200653   (990 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Penguin History of Europe: Books: J. M. Roberts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Penguin History of the Twentieth Century : The History of the World, 1901 to the Present (Allen Lane History S.) by J.
A sweeping and entertaining history, The Penguin History of Europe comprehensively traces the development of European identity over the course of thousands of years, ranging across empires and religions, economics, science, and the arts.
Europe in the High Middle Ages (Penguin History of Europe) by William Chester Jordan
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/0140265619?v=glance   (2346 words)

  
 A History of Europe, Chapter 1
Indeed, the waterways between Europe and Asia are narrow, and the mountains that form the main boundary, the Urals, are only 5,000 feet high--hardly a barrier to human migration in the way that the Himalayas are.
At the beginning of history, Europe was a frigid territory on the northwestern edge of the Eurasian landmass, looking more like present-day Siberia than a major center of human activity.
Oh sure, Europe had its share of absolute monarchies (there are several in Chapter 11), but the monarchs were never god-kings in the sense that the Egyptian pharaohs were.
xenohistorian.faithweb.com /europe/eu01.html   (18756 words)

  
 World Wide Web Virtual Library - Film History Index - Home Page
Housed in the Main Library, it is a unique collection of photographic, printed, manuscript and audiovisual material covering all aspects of the culture of travelling showpeople, their organisation as a community, their social history and everyday life; and the artefacts and machinery of fairgrounds.
The Film History Index is a joint project between the European University Institute's Library and History & Civilisation Department.
The Film History Index was created in September 2000 as part of the WWW VL History Network.
vlib.iue.it /hist-film/europe.html   (1428 words)

  
 History of Europe: Antique and Medieval atlas, year 1100 to year 2000
History of Europe: Antique and Medieval atlas, year 1100 to year 2000
History of Europe: the Periodical Historical Atlas, 1100 to 2000
A sequence of 21 cartographic snapshots showing the history of Europe as a whole.
www.euratlas.com /time2.htm   (36 words)

  
 History of Europe as a Supranational Region: Primary Documents - EuroDocs
History of Europe as a Supranational Region: Primary Documents - EuroDocs
History of Europe as a Supranational Region: Primary Documents
With annotated hyperlinks to documents of Council of Europe institutions and entities.
eudocs.lib.byu.edu /index.php/History_of_Europe_as_a_Supranational_Region:_Primary_Documents   (1200 words)

  
 History - Moldova - Europe
For most of its history, the majority of the territory that constitutes present-day Moldova was the region of Bessarabia, the eastern half of the historic principality of Moldavia.
The Ukrainian town of Balta was the capital of the Moldavian ASSR until 1929, when the capital was transferred to Tiraspol.
In August 1939, shortly before the outbreak of World War II, the USSR acquired Bessarabia as a result of the German-Soviet Nonaggression Pact, which divided Central and Eastern Europe into German and Soviet spheres of influence.
www.countriesquest.com /europe/moldova/history.htm   (2280 words)

  
 History of Nations - Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The conception of Europe as a distinct division of the earth, separate from Asia and Africa, had its origin in ancient times.
The sailors of the Aegean Sea applied the Semitic designations Ereb (sunset, west) and Acu (sunrise, east) to the countries lying respectively west and east of the sea; in this way it became customary to call Greece and the territory back of it Europe, while Asia Minor and the parts beyond were named Asia.
At a later date the mass of land lying to the south of the Mediterranean was set off as a distinct division of the earth with the name of Libya or Africa.
www.historyofnations.net /europe   (118 words)

  
 EU Referendum
Soviet colonies, are there in the history of democracy and the cold war was a retreat for democracy.
Glavlit would have communicated with the border guards, who opened up the boxes and checked every single volume against their list, ensuring that nothing that had not been allowed was being taken out of the country.
Of course, let us not forget, Professor Eric Hobsbawm, whose analysis of twentieth century history is not that different from Professor Canfora’s, is now Companion of Honour and a much celebrated “left-wing” historian, whose tendentious and inaccurate volumes are required reading in most universities.
eureferendum.blogspot.com /2005/12/european-history-of-europe.html   (1306 words)

  
 WWW-VL Medieval Europe
Cambridge History of English Literature: Beginnings to Cycles of Romance (Vol.
Cambridge History of English Literature: The End of the Middle Ages (Vol.
A History of Rollon - Rolv Ganger -, King Sigurd the Crusader, Viking warfare and Normans
www.msu.edu /~georgem1/history/medieval.htm   (891 words)

  
 The history of Europe as a whole   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Hartford Web Publishing is not the author of the documents in World History Archives and does not presume to validate their accuracy or authenticity nor to release their copyright.
The economic history of Europe as a whole
The culture history of Europe as a whole
www.hartford-hwp.com /archives/60   (96 words)

  
 The Open Door Web Site : History : Revolutionary Europe 1820-1848
The same nationalist sentiment which had been fatal to Napoleon ' was aroused once more when millions of people in Europe refused to accept the imposition of "foreign", rulers and, as a result, nationalist revolutions broke out in many regions after 1820.
Inevitably this led to more revolts and revolution, because even in the areas of Europe which had fought against Napoleon out of nationalist sentiment, the liberal constitutions which he had introduced had made a profound impact.
There were also nationalist revolutions outside Europe when the Latin American subjects of the kings of Spain and Portugal rose in rebellion to obtain their independence.
www.saburchill.com /history/chapters/empires/0035.html   (268 words)

  
 Open Directory - Society: History: By Region: Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
DP Camps in Europe - Information and narratives about camps for Displaced Persons (for refugees and persons deported in the course of the Second World War) in the period 1945-circa 1950, grouped by country and in part by camps.
Russia and Eastern Europe - Russia and Eastern Europe chronology of history.
Suicide in Early Modern Europe - Bibliography of the history of suicide in Europe in the early modern period, maintained by Jeffrey R. Watt, University of Mississippi.
dmoz.org /Society/History/By_Region/Europe   (379 words)

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