Published: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:03:33 +0000
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZDid Cotton drive the Industrial Revolution, or are things more complicated?
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZHitler is often accused of being a socialist, usually for modern political reasons rather than history. This article explains why he wasn't.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZHow Europe divided in 1914 at the start of World War One, and why these alliances had been formed.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZBritain's population changed rapidly in the industrial revolution, in terms of size and location (as cities expanded greatly).
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThese were the long term causes of the Russian Revolution, the factors which eroded the Tsarist government in the run up to 1917.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZA look at a major controversy of twentieth century history: did the Treaty of Versailles contribute to Hitler's rise to power?
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZA ready reference for the dates of Hitler's Rise to Power.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZHow coal became the fuel of the Industrial Revolution.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZAn examination of why many of the German people supported Hitler.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThis quick introduction to German dictator Adolf Hitler traces his life from obscure artist, paramilitary leader, rise to power and starting World War 2, through to his ultimate defeat and suicide.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZAn explanation of Renaissance Humanism and why it was important.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZRailways burst into life during the Industrial Revolution. This is how.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe causes of the Russian Revolution of 1917 included nationalism, an out of touch church, a politicized society, the military and World War 1.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZCanals were at their height during the Industrial Revolution when, for a short time, they allowed the vast changes to take place.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThis part of our World War 1 timeline looks at events relevant to the war pre-1914.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZRussian Revolution Timeline 1917 Part 2
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThis discussion of the causes of the Renaissance looks at seven key factors which helped thes era defining movement begin and develop.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe Borgias have kept people's interests ever since their Renaissance rule, thanks to a combination of violence, skullduggery and rumor.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThis page explains the key elements of the most famous renaissance, c. 1400 - 1600, and links to greater detail.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZA History of the European Union - The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union between European countries.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZA complete list of the many countries involved in World War 1 including a map and different ways of presenting the information.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThis entry in our historical myths series examines two legends about the death of Catherine the Great: one involving horses and one toilets.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZWas steam a key part of the Industrial Revolution, or was it only later that it changed the world?
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZWhat caused the Industrial Revolution, what was Britain like before it, and is there a set of pre-conditions?
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZHow this key resource contributed to the industrial revolution.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe November Criminals were nothing of the sort, just the Germans who negotiated their nation's surrender in World War One. So why did they get that name?
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThis timeline of the Renaissance contains key dates in cultural history alongside political developments and links to discussions.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe rulers of France number some of the most famous monarchs (like Louis XIV,) emperors (like Napoleon) and presidents, like de Gaulle, in world history. This is a listing with links to biographies.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZVlad the Impaler - Information on Vlad the Impaler - Dracula - Tepes
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThis brief account of the French Revolution explains all the key events, links to a larger narrative history, and explains the consequences.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZAnswers who were the SA, the 'Sturmabteilungen' and what role did they play in German history?
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe Industrial Revolution didn't just cause changes in iron or steam, it changed the way we live. This article looks at Public Health.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZOur narrative history of the Napoleonic Wars reaches the War of the Sixth Coalition.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZBreaking their 'Sussex Pledge' meant Germany induced the USA to enter World War One. But what was the pledge about?
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe Belle Époque was the 'Beautiful Age', the moment when the industry revolution produced modern consumerism and a change in culture the wealthy could enjoy.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZWorld War 1 saw casualty figures in the millions, and this chart lists the totals mobilized, killed, wounded and a percentage calculation.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe Industrial Revolution completely changed the world. This page introduces the concepts and links to in depth explanations.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe nineteenth century was when Russia might have changed decisively for the better and avoided the calamity of the twentieth century.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZHow did the development of banking and finance help the industrial revolution?
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe Treaty of Versailles ended World War One and has been accused of starting World War Two.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZA timeline of World War 1 covering all the key dates with explanatory text.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZA discussion of the changes caused by the French Revolution on France and Europe. You could argue the birth of the modern world...
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZAn introduction to Absolutism in European History, including whether it ever really existed...
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThis profile of the Cold War explains how it began after World War 2, why it was 'Cold', what happened in Europe and how it ended peacefully.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZWorld War 1 was arguably the key event of the twentieth century, setting in motion revolutions and wars which would created the contemporary world.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZKey Events in Spanish History
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThis biography of Napoleon Bonaparte condenses his life down to the essentials in two short pages, and links to extra material on his wars and government.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZBritain didn't fare as badly by losing the American Revolutionary War as you might think...
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZH - Glossary of the First World War
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZRussian Revolution Timeline - Timeline of the Russian Revolution 1906 - 1913
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZA selection of the best documentaries about Europe and World War 2.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZTop historical myths debunked
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZAn annotated list of all the English kings and queens (and a few people you also need to know about.)
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZA look at the American Revolutionary War and the decisive role France played in ending the conflict in the colonists favor.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZWas Napoleon Bonaparte Short? - The Height and Possible Myth of the Short Napoleon Bonaparte
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZCoal was vital to the Industrial Revolution, but miners faced many problems.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZWorkhouses and Reform: The UK Poor Laws of the Industrial Revolution.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZA contents page for our narrative of Germany from 1919 to 1934.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZWhat Happened On This Day In European History: births and deaths encyclopedia britannica sneak peek notable events european history
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZA look at the confusing mixture of ideas which we believe drove Hitler.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThis multi part history of the French Revolution takes you from the early financial crisis to the take over by Napoleon.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZA look at the major consequences of World War One, from redrawing the map to creating myths that would contribute to a second great war.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThis part of our timeline of the Russian Revolutions discusses the first one, in 1905, which was crushed by the authorities.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZA history of Venice, the great trading city and mixing pot for many people from Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe Elgin Marbles are some of the most controversial items in a British museum, chiefly because Greeks don't want them in a British museum at all, but in Greece.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZVolksgemeinschaft was an ideal in Nazi ideology, and this article explains what it wanted and why it had such a negative impact on Europe.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe Social Revolutionaries were an early, often rural group of socialists in Russia.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZAn examination of how Napoleon was able to rule and control France through so much war.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZWhat was Russia's Duma, and how did it fail everyone, the people and Tsar combined?
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThis is our selection of the best books on the French Revolution, for both students and interested readers.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe Hundred Years War didn't appear to have definitely ended in 1453, and had many effects on Britain and France.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZPart 1 of our WW2 Eastern Front Narrative goes from the Invasion of Poland to the Conquest of the Balkans
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZInformation on European monarchy.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZWorld War 1 lasted just over four years, and included many belligerent nations. Consequently, there are a lot of famous names involved in this listing
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZHow did roads, canals and rail develop in the Industrial Revolution?
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe Enlightenment was the era of history which really produced the modern, secular age, and which set the scene for the good and bad to come.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZIn page 3 of our History of the French Revolution we explain how the Estates General met in 1789, and how the revolution began.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe Warsaw Pact claimed to be founded on friendship; it was based on no such thing.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZWhite Russians - Definitions. European History.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZHistorians have identified two key phases in the strategy of the Hundred Years War.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZJack the Ripper is one of the most enduring mysteries in British history, a serial killer who was never caught, and who was the first mass adopted by a panicking modern media.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZWhat happened at sea during World War One.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe Bolsheviks seized power in Russia at the end of 1917, but evolved out of a split with their fellows, the Mensheviks.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZBritain - What is Britain. European History.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZRussia's Populists were nineteenth century socialists who believed rural villages must be saved from industrialization.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZIn 2015 Queen Elizabeth II became the longest reigning British monarch ever and is stretching the record with every year.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZAn Explanation of the Brezhnev Doctrine, a Soviet policy to control their Eastern European empire.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZAircraft established themselves as a vital part of the military in World War 1, as they were used in a new way of waging war.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZAn examination of the make up and extent of Napoleon's empire in Europe.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe consequences of the Norman Conquest: how England was changed by the events of 1066 and after.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZBloody Sunday - Definition. European History.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZNot all the great artworks and developments of the renaissance occurred in or around Italy; this article discusses the 'Northern Renaissance'.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZAn examination of the Norman Conquest of 1066 which changed English history to a huge and permanent degree.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZWho Really Won World War 2 in Europe?
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZKey Events in Portuguese History - Portugal
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThe second year of World War One, 1915, saw the deployment of chemical weapons, the Gallipoli disaster, and the arrival of Haig.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZWhen did World War 1 Start - Start of World War 1
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThanks to a film (and a comic book), many people know the story of 300 and the Spartans. But there's a problem, and that's own to pro-Spartan PR.
2017-03-13T12:03:33Z31 Women from European History 1500 to 1945.
2017-03-13T12:03:33ZThis article explores the end dates of the French Revolution, and why there are several possibilities that no one agrees on.