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History of Europe (1492-1815)

Chester Penn Higby

History of Europe (1492-1815)

by Chester Penn Higby

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Published by Houghton Mifflin company in Boston, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Europe -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Chester Penn Higby ... under the editorship of James T. Shotwell.
      ContributionsShotwell, James Thompson, 1874- ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD209 .H5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi p., 1 l., 479, xii p.
      Number of Pages479
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6702556M
      LC Control Number27012416
      OCLC/WorldCa1918652

      Europe (yŏŏr´əp), 6th largest continent, c.4,, sq mi (10,, sq km) including adjacent islands ( est. pop. ,,).It is actually a vast peninsula of the great Eurasian land mass. By convention, it is separated from Asia by the Urals and the Ural River in the east; by the Caspian Sea and the Caucasus in the southeast; and by the Black Sea, the Bosporus, the . 'Antony Alcock's A Short History of Europe offers a straightforward, meticulously researched account; one which provides the student with clear and detailed analysis. Future generations of undergraduates and postgraduates alike will have cause to be grateful for a stimulating introduction to a major area of European studies.'.

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