The Persistence of the Old Regime: Europe to the Great War
by Arno J Mayer (9781844676354)

The Persistence of the Old Regime: Europe to the Great War
 
Arno J Mayer
Release Date: 15 August 2010
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 367
Category: History
Publisher: Verso
ISBN: 9781844676354
ISBN-10: 1844676358



In this classic work which analyzes the context in which thirty years of war and revolution wracked the European continent, the great historian Arno Mayer emphasizes the backwardness of the European economies and their political subjugation by aristocratic elites and their allies. Mayer turns upside down the vision of societies marked by modernization and forward-thrusting bourgeois and popular social classes, thereby transforming our understanding of the traumatic crises of the early twentieth century. The Verso World History Series: This series provides attractive new editions of classic works of history, making landmark texts available to a new generation of readers. Covering a timespan stretching from Ancient Greece and Rome to the twentieth century, and with a global geographical range, the series will also include thematic volumes providing insights into such topics as the spread of print cultures and the history of money.

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