PUNJAB UNIVERSITY MA History Syllabus

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COURSE HIS/612 MODERN EUROPE 1789-1919
1. Brief Description:
2. Aims and Objectives:
3. Contents:
™ French Revolution of 1789, causes, role of the intellectuals and effects.
™ Aftermath of the Revolution: Work of the National Assembly Critical estimate,Bloodshed and Reign of Terror, National Convention Directory and theThermidorians Important Leaders of the Revolution.
™ Napoleon Bonaparte I, Background, Reforms Continental System, Conquests and failure
™ Congress of Vienna (1815) Holy Alliance, Concert of Europe, work and failure,
™ Bourbon Restoration,
™ Revolution of 1880 and its effects in Europe, Metternich
™ Louis Philippe, Internal and External Policies,
™ Revolution of 1848 and its effects in Europe
™ Eastern Question: Greek War of Independence, Crimean War, Alexander II of Russia
™ Napoleon II
™ Unification of Italy, role of Cavour, Mazzini and Garibaldi
™ Unification of Germany: Bismarck (1871-1890)
™ Third French Republic
™ Partition of Africa
™ Towards World War I: Diplomatic conditions (1890-1914), Triple Alliance and the Triple Entente, Causes of World War I
™ Russian Revolution (1917),
™ Peace Settlement (1919).
4. Basic Readings:
5. Additional Readings:
Cobban, A. A History of Modern France 3 Vols. London, 1963. Dawson, William. Struggle for Mastery in Europe.
Gershoy, Leo. The French Revolution and Napoleon, New York, 1964. Gieyl, P. Napoleon, For and Against, London, 1964.
Gooch, G.P. History of Modern Europe 1815-1914
Grant & Temperley. Europe in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Hayes, C.H. A Political and Cultural History of Europe 2 Volumes.
Hazen, C.H. Europe since 1815.
Knapton, E.J. & Derry T.K. The Third French Republic, 1870-1940 London, 1966. Dorfler, Leslie. Italy : A Modern History, Michigaa, 1953.Lahore, 1971.
Lubasz, Heins. Revolution in Modern European History, London, 1966.
Mack Smith, D. The German Empire, 1867-1914, London, 1953.
Malik, lkram Ali. A Text-Book on the History of Modern Europe 1789-1919, Marriot, J.A.R. The Eastern Question.
Cairns, John C. (ed.) The Nineteenth Century 1815-1914 New York, 1965. Pares, B. The Origins of the War of 1914, London, 1956.
Philips, Alison. Modern Europe, 1815.
Taylor A.J.P. The Decline of Imperial Russia, 1855-1914, London, 1960. The New Cambridge Modern History (Relevant Volumes)
Thompson, J.M. French Revolution.
Thomson, David. Europe Since Napoleon, London. 1985. Thomson, J.M. Napoleon, London, 1963.
Watson, Hugh Setan. A History of Russia, London, 1962.
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