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Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:21:34 +0000

 



What Were the Major Causes of the Renaissance?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



What Were the Major Alliances of World War I?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Renaissance Humanism

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

An explanation of Renaissance Humanism and why it was important.



A Beginner's Guide to World War I

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



What Caused the Russian Revolution?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Was Adolf Hitler a Socialist? Debunking a...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Causes and Preconditions for the Industrial...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



How did the Industrial Revolution Change...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Debunking the Myths: How Catherine the Great...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Did the Treaty of Versailles Contribute to...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Was World War I Actually a 'World' War?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Absolutism in Theory and Practice

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Who Supported Hitler and Why?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



World War I's Treaty of Versailles Explained

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Important Dates and Events in Renaissance History

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



A Beginner's Guide to the Industrial Revolution

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Coal in the Industrial Revolution

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

How coal became the fuel of the Industrial Revolution.



Who were the Populists?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



The Devastating Impact of the French Revolution...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



A Short Biography of Adolf Hitler (1889-1945)

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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.



The History of the European Union (EU)

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



An Introduction to the Cold War in Europe

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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.



The Effects of the American Revolutionary War...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points - an explanation and the full text.



France in the American Revolutionary War

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



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

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



What did Hitler Believe?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Learn More About Napoleon Bonaparte, the Great...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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.



Hitler’s Rise to Power: Timeline

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



A Beginner's Guide to the French Revolution

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



How Napoleon Became Emperor of France

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

How did Napoleon persuade France to allow him to become Emperor? This article explains why.



Did Cotton drive the Industrial Revolution, or...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Canals were at their height during the...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



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

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



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

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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?



Girolamo Savonarola 1452 – 1498

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

Preacher and friar Girolamo Savonarola came to practically rule Florence before a fall from power and execution. This is a biography.



What Effect did the Hundred Years War have?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



What Is a Monarchy?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

Information on European monarchy.



The 10 Best World War II Documentaries: Europe

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Railways burst into life during the Industrial...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Did Mussolini get the Trains Running on Time?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

You might have heard the phrase 'Mussolini got the trains running on time'. The reality is more complicated.



Iron in the Industrial Revolution

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

How this key resource contributed to the industrial revolution.



Did Marie Antoinette say "Let Them Eat Cake"?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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France - A Historical Profile

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

France has a long and rich history and this page offers a starting point.



The Origins of the French Revolution in the...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

A Discussion of the French Revolution and the Ancien Regime



Debunking the Myths: How Short Was Napoleon?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



The Rulers of France: From 840 Until 2015

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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.



The Best Books on the French Revolution

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



A Beginner's Guide to the Enlightenment

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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.



What Was the Duma in Russia? - 1906 - 1917

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



A Beginner's Guide to the Renaissance

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



The Norman Conquest of England in 1066

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

This page summarizes the events of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars and links to detailed narratives.



The Consequences of World War One

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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.



We all know the 'Third Reich', but what were...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

An explanation of the three 'German' Reichs and how they relate, from Charlemagne to Adolf Hitler's Third Reich.



What Effect did the Norman Conquest have?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



The Creation of Hitler's Dictatorship

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

How Hitler went from being appointed Chancellor to ruling a one party dictatorship.



The Zimmermann Telegram - America is Provoked...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

This profile explains what the Zimmermann Telegram was, why it was sent and why the threat to the US was considered necessary.



A Narrative History of the French Revolution

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



How did Public Health Develop During the...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



When was France's 'Beautiful Age'?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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.



The Development of Banking in the Industrial...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



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

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



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

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Unrestricted Submarine Warfare and How it Lost...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

Unrestricted submarine warfare: one of the greatest strategic mistakes of the 20th century and a key reason Germany lost World War One.



Learn about Benito Mussolini, the Infamous...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

Benito Mussolini - Biography of Benito Mussolini



Pre-Revolutionary France: Context for the...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

What was France like before the French Revolution? This article explains the country and the context.



Why Britain attempted to Tax American Colonists

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

The aftermath of the Seven Years War led Britain to try and tax American colonists, not out of greed, but for these reasons.



Gleischaltung: the Nazi Governance of Germany

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

An examination of the confusing way Nazi Germany was governed.



How Edward III Fought, Gained and Lost in the...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

Edward III managed to seize power and wield it in new ways, but it is the Hundred Years War he is most remembered for.



What Areas of Life did the Enlightenment Reform?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

A summary of the main reforms the Enlightenment led to being thought up and carried out.



How Napoleon Introduced a Legal System that...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

A description of the Napoleonic Code / Code Napoleon and why it is so important and influenced so much of the world.



Key Figures of World War One

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Timeline of the Russian Revolutions: The...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



The Harrying of the North: Did William the...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

The Harrying of the North was William I's attempt to subdue northern England, but how brutal was it?



The Brezhnev Doctrine: The USSR Raises the Whip

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



What Role Did Women Play in World War I?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

World War One affected women's employment opportunities greatly, but only in the short term. In page one we examine what these wartime changes were,.



A Comprehensive Timeline of World War I

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

This part of our World War 1 timeline covers the year the war began, 1914, when Europe finally realised warfare had entered a new era.



Stalin's Death: He did not Escape the...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

Did Stalin die unaffected by the years of terror and death he had inflicted on Russia? No, he might have suffered consequences after all...



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

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



The Best Books on World War I - The Great War

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

The literature about World War One is vast, but I feel these are the best books for a range of readers.



The Northern Renaissance

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



A Beginner's Guide to the Protestant Reformation

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

This summary presents an outline of the Protestant Reformation of the 16 century, the religious schism which split western Christianity.



The Kadets

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

The Kadets in Russian history. European History.



History of Spain - Overview

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

History of Spain - Information on the History of Spain



Coal Miners' Conditions During the Industrial...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



Key Events in Spanish History

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

Key Events in Spanish History



18 Key Thinkers of the Enlightenment

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

A listing of eighteen key thinkers of the Enlightenment from across Europe with biographical sketches for each.



Key European Dictators from the Twentieth Century

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

The middle of the twentieth century was marred by European dictators, and these are the most important to know.



The Truth Behind 300: Who Really Held Thermopylae

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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.



The French Revolutionary Wars / War of the...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

A narrative of the French Revolutionary Wars, which became the war of the First Coalition.



The French-Indian War

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

The French-Indian War - Britain and France in the The French-Indian War in America



The Sultans of the Ottoman Empire: c.1300 to 1924

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

A list of the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire with summaries of each.



The Hitler Youth and the Indoctrination of...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

In order to create his perfect society, Hitler introduced a set of pseudo-military groups for children: the Hitler Youth.



The Black Death: The Worst Event in European...

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

What was the Black Death? Did it really kill a third of Europe's population? What makes it the worst event in European history?



Steam in the Industrial Revolution

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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



The Donation of Constantine

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

What was the Donation of Constantine, how was the fraud discovered, and why did it last so long?



How did the Nazis treat women?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

An look at how the Nazis treated women during their years in power.



What was Napoleon's Continental System?

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

Did the Continental System, Napoleon's attempt to cripple Britain economically, work?



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

2016-12-05T11:21:34Z

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