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Published: Mon, 13 Mar 2017 12:03:33 +0000

 



Did Cotton drive the Industrial Revolution, or...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Did Cotton drive the Industrial Revolution, or are things more complicated?



Was Adolf Hitler a Socialist? Debunking a...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Hitler is often accused of being a socialist, usually for modern political reasons rather than history. This article explains why he wasn't.



What Were the Major Alliances of World War I?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

How Europe divided in 1914 at the start of World War One, and why these alliances had been formed.



How did the Industrial Revolution Change...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Britain's population changed rapidly in the industrial revolution, in terms of size and location (as cities expanded greatly).



What Caused the Russian Revolution?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

These were the long term causes of the Russian Revolution, the factors which eroded the Tsarist government in the run up to 1917.



Did the Treaty of Versailles Contribute to...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

A look at a major controversy of twentieth century history: did the Treaty of Versailles contribute to Hitler's rise to power?



Hitler’s Rise to Power: Timeline

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

A ready reference for the dates of Hitler's Rise to Power.



Coal in the Industrial Revolution

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

How coal became the fuel of the Industrial Revolution.



Who Supported Hitler and Why?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

An examination of why many of the German people supported Hitler.



A Short Biography of Adolf Hitler (1889-1945)

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

This 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.



Renaissance Humanism

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

An explanation of Renaissance Humanism and why it was important.



Railways burst into life during the Industrial...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Railways burst into life during the Industrial Revolution. This is how.



Causes of the Russian Revolution Part 2

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The causes of the Russian Revolution of 1917 included nationalism, an out of touch church, a politicized society, the military and World War 1.



Canals were at their height during the...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Canals were at their height during the Industrial Revolution when, for a short time, they allowed the vast changes to take place.



The Build Up to War: The Events That Led to...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

This part of our World War 1 timeline looks at events relevant to the war pre-1914.



Timeline of the Russian Revolutions: 1917 -...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Russian Revolution Timeline 1917 Part 2



What Were the Major Causes of the Renaissance?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

This discussion of the causes of the Renaissance looks at seven key factors which helped thes era defining movement begin and develop.



Who Were the Borgias and Why are they Perfect...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The Borgias have kept people's interests ever since their Renaissance rule, thanks to a combination of violence, skullduggery and rumor.



A Beginner's Guide to the Renaissance

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

This page explains the key elements of the most famous renaissance, c. 1400 - 1600, and links to greater detail.



The History of the European Union (EU)

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

A History of the European Union - The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union between European countries.



Was World War I Actually a 'World' War?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

A complete list of the many countries involved in World War 1 including a map and different ways of presenting the information.



Debunking the Myths: How Catherine the Great...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

This entry in our historical myths series examines two legends about the death of Catherine the Great: one involving horses and one toilets.



Steam in the Industrial Revolution

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Was steam a key part of the Industrial Revolution, or was it only later that it changed the world?



Causes and Preconditions for the Industrial...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

What caused the Industrial Revolution, what was Britain like before it, and is there a set of pre-conditions?



Iron in the Industrial Revolution

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

How this key resource contributed to the industrial revolution.



Who Were the November Criminals? (And Were They...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The 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?



Important Dates and Events in Renaissance History

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

This timeline of the Renaissance contains key dates in cultural history alongside political developments and links to discussions.



The Rulers of France: From 840 Until 2015

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The 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.



A Biography of Vlad the Impaler / Vlad III...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Vlad the Impaler - Information on Vlad the Impaler - Dracula - Tepes



A Beginner's Guide to the French Revolution

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

This brief account of the French Revolution explains all the key events, links to a larger narrative history, and explains the consequences.



The SA

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Answers who were the SA, the 'Sturmabteilungen' and what role did they play in German history?



How did Public Health Develop During the...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The Industrial Revolution didn't just cause changes in iron or steam, it changed the way we live. This article looks at Public Health.



The Napoleonic Wars: The War of the Sixth...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Our narrative history of the Napoleonic Wars reaches the War of the Sixth Coalition.



What Was the Sussex Pledge of 1916 and How Did...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Breaking their 'Sussex Pledge' meant Germany induced the USA to enter World War One. But what was the pledge about?



When was France's 'Beautiful Age'?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The Belle Époque was the 'Beautiful Age', the moment when the industry revolution produced modern consumerism and a change in culture the wealthy could enjoy.



Find Out Just How Many People Lost Their Lives...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

World War 1 saw casualty figures in the millions, and this chart lists the totals mobilized, killed, wounded and a percentage calculation.



A Beginner's Guide to the Industrial Revolution

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The Industrial Revolution completely changed the world. This page introduces the concepts and links to in depth explanations.



Key Events Behind the Russian Revolution...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The nineteenth century was when Russia might have changed decisively for the better and avoided the calamity of the twentieth century.



The Development of Banking in the Industrial...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

How did the development of banking and finance help the industrial revolution?



World War I's Treaty of Versailles Explained

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The Treaty of Versailles ended World War One and has been accused of starting World War Two.



World War 1: A Short Timeline

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

A timeline of World War 1 covering all the key dates with explanatory text.



The Devastating Impact of the French Revolution...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

A discussion of the changes caused by the French Revolution on France and Europe. You could argue the birth of the modern world...



Absolutism in Theory and Practice

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

An introduction to Absolutism in European History, including whether it ever really existed...



An Introduction to the Cold War in Europe

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

This 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.



A Beginner's Guide to World War I

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

World War 1 was arguably the key event of the twentieth century, setting in motion revolutions and wars which would created the contemporary world.



Key Events in Spanish History

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Key Events in Spanish History



Learn More About Napoleon Bonaparte, the Great...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

This 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.



The Effects of the American Revolutionary War...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Britain didn't fare as badly by losing the American Revolutionary War as you might think...



Glossary of the First World War - H

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

H - Glossary of the First World War



Timeline of the Russian Revolutions: 1906 - 1913

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Russian Revolution Timeline - Timeline of the Russian Revolution 1906 - 1913



The 10 Best World War II Documentaries: Europe

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

A selection of the best documentaries about Europe and World War 2.



Top 13 Historical Myths Debunked

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Top historical myths debunked



The Rulers of England

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

An annotated list of all the English kings and queens (and a few people you also need to know about.)



France in the American Revolutionary War

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

A look at the American Revolutionary War and the decisive role France played in ending the conflict in the colonists favor.



Debunking the Myths: How Short Was Napoleon?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Was Napoleon Bonaparte Short? - The Height and Possible Myth of the Short Napoleon Bonaparte



Coal Miners' Conditions During the Industrial...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Coal was vital to the Industrial Revolution, but miners faced many problems.



Workhouses and Reform: The UK Poor Laws of the...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Workhouses and Reform: The UK Poor Laws of the Industrial Revolution.



Why did Weimar democracy fall and Hitler's...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

A contents page for our narrative of Germany from 1919 to 1934.



This Day In European History - Index

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

What Happened On This Day In European History: births and deaths encyclopedia britannica sneak peek notable events european history



What did Hitler Believe?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

A look at the confusing mixture of ideas which we believe drove Hitler.



A Narrative History of the French Revolution

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

This multi part history of the French Revolution takes you from the early financial crisis to the take over by Napoleon.



The Consequences of World War One

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

A look at the major consequences of World War One, from redrawing the map to creating myths that would contribute to a second great war.



Timeline of the Russian Revolutions: The...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

This part of our timeline of the Russian Revolutions discusses the first one, in 1905, which was crushed by the authorities.



The History of Venice, Once A Great Trading Power

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

A history of Venice, the great trading city and mixing pot for many people from Europe, Asia and the Middle East.



The Elgin Marbles Remain Controversial - This...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The 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.



What Was the Nazi Idea of Volksgemeinschaft?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Volksgemeinschaft was an ideal in Nazi ideology, and this article explains what it wanted and why it had such a negative impact on Europe.



Who were the Social Revolutionaries?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The Social Revolutionaries were an early, often rural group of socialists in Russia.



Napoleon's Hold on France

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

An examination of how Napoleon was able to rule and control France through so much war.



What Was the Duma in Russia? - 1906 - 1917

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

What was Russia's Duma, and how did it fail everyone, the people and Tsar combined?



The Best Books on the French Revolution

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

This is our selection of the best books on the French Revolution, for both students and interested readers.



What Effect did the Hundred Years War have?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The Hundred Years War didn't appear to have definitely ended in 1453, and had many effects on Britain and France.



A Narrative of the Eastern Front of WW2: Part 1

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Part 1 of our WW2 Eastern Front Narrative goes from the Invasion of Poland to the Conquest of the Balkans



What Is a Monarchy?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Information on European monarchy.



Key Figures of World War One

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

World War 1 lasted just over four years, and included many belligerent nations. Consequently, there are a lot of famous names involved in this listing



How did roads, canals and rail develop in the...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

How did roads, canals and rail develop in the Industrial Revolution?



A Beginner's Guide to the Enlightenment

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The 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.



The Estates General and the Start of the French...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

In page 3 of our History of the French Revolution we explain how the Estates General met in 1789, and how the revolution began.



The Warsaw Pact: Late Twentieth Century Russian...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The Warsaw Pact claimed to be founded on friendship; it was based on no such thing.



White Russians

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

White Russians - Definitions. European History.



Strategy and Tactics of the Hundred Years War

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Historians have identified two key phases in the strategy of the Hundred Years War.



An Introduction to the Jack the Ripper Mystery

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Jack 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.



World War One at Sea

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

What happened at sea during World War One.



Why the Mensheviks and Bolsheviks fell out.

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The Bolsheviks seized power in Russia at the end of 1917, but evolved out of a split with their fellows, the Mensheviks.



Britain

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Britain - What is Britain. European History.



Who were the Populists?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Russia's Populists were nineteenth century socialists who believed rural villages must be saved from industrialization.



Who Is the Longest Reigning British Monarch?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

In 2015 Queen Elizabeth II became the longest reigning British monarch ever and is stretching the record with every year.



The Brezhnev Doctrine: The USSR Raises the Whip

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

An Explanation of the Brezhnev Doctrine, a Soviet policy to control their Eastern European empire.



Aircraft in World War 1: A New Way of War

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Aircraft established themselves as a vital part of the military in World War 1, as they were used in a new way of waging war.



Napoleon's Empire

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

An examination of the make up and extent of Napoleon's empire in Europe.



What Effect did the Norman Conquest have?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The consequences of the Norman Conquest: how England was changed by the events of 1066 and after.



Bloody Sunday

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Bloody Sunday - Definition. European History.



The Northern Renaissance

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Not all the great artworks and developments of the renaissance occurred in or around Italy; this article discusses the 'Northern Renaissance'.



The Norman Conquest of England in 1066

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

An examination of the Norman Conquest of 1066 which changed English history to a huge and permanent degree.



Who Really Won World War 2 in Europe?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Who Really Won World War 2 in Europe?



Key Events in Portuguese History

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Key Events in Portuguese History - Portugal



World War 1: A Short Timeline 1915

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

The second year of World War One, 1915, saw the deployment of chemical weapons, the Gallipoli disaster, and the arrival of Haig.



When did World War 1 Start?

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

When did World War 1 Start - Start of World War 1



The Truth Behind 300: Who Really Held Thermopylae

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

Thanks 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.



31 Interesting European Women c.1500 - 1945

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

31 Women from European History 1500 to 1945.



When Did the French Revolution End? (There are...

2017-03-13T12:03:33Z

This article explores the end dates of the French Revolution, and why there are several possibilities that no one agrees on.