[Rezension zu:] Andreas Fahrmeir, Revolutionen und Reformen. Europa 1789–1850, München (C. H. Beck) 2010, 304 S. (C. H. Beck Geschichte Europas), ISBN 978-3-406-59986-6, EUR 14,95

  • Andreas Fahrmeir’s history of the first half of the "long nineteenth century" begins with a disdainful Arthur Young travelling through France at the beginning of 1790 and ends with London’s Great Exhibition of 1851. The contrasting fortunes of France and Great Britain exemplify the contrasting concepts of the title. While the former experienced at least eleven contested regime changes – 1789, 1792, 1793, 1794, 1799, 1814, 1815 (twice), 1830, 1848 and 1850 – the British political system endured, albeit modified by reforms. Moreover, revolutionary-Napoleonic France was responsible for numerous revolutions from above elsewhere, uprooting old regimes and creating satellite states right across the continent, from the Batavian Republic to the Grand Duchy of Warsaw. Old Europe was not restored in 1815. With the Holy Roman Empire gone for good, the Low Countries combined in a single kingdom, Poland expunged from the map once again and the Habsburg Empire much more of an Italian and Balkan power than in the past, quite a new order had emerged. The shallow roots of the new creations ensured their future fragility. ...

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Author:Tim Blanning
Parent Title (German):Francia Recensio
Publisher:Thorbecke ; Deutsches Historisches Institut
Place of publication:Ostfildern ; Paris
Contributor(s):Andreas Fahrmeir
Document Type:Review
Year of Completion:2014
Year of first Publication:2014
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2018/11/15
GND Keyword:Europa; Politik
Issue:4, Frühe Neuzeit - Revolution - Empire (1500-1815)
Page Number:2
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Institutes:Philosophie und Geschichtswissenschaften / Geschichtswissenschaften
Dewey Decimal Classification:9 Geschichte und Geografie / 90 Geschichte / 900 Geschichte und Geografie
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell-Keine Bearbeitung 3.0