By Martin Polley

An A-Z of contemporary Europe 1789-1999 is a complete dictionary which defines smooth Europe via its vital occasions and folks. It comprises entries on:
* key humans from Napoleon Bonaparte to Hitler
* key political and army events
* influential political, social, cultural and monetary theories.
An A-Z of recent Europe 1789-1999 bargains available and concise definitions of approximately a thousand separate goods. The ebook is cross-referenced and hence presents linked hyperlinks and connections whereas the appendices comprise crucial additional details. The ebook includes 5 valuable maps to steer the reader alongside.

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Overall, his term of office saw a weakening of the Soviet economy mixed with a rise in political expectations, a mood which was exploited by subsequent reformist Soviet politicians, notably GORBACHEV. Brezhnev died in office in November 1982. He was succeeded by ANDROPOV. Briand, Aristide (1862–1932) French politician. Briand was active in the Socialist party from 1894, and was elected to the Chamber of Deputies in 1902. He took up his first ministerial post in 1906 when the Radical coalition appointed him as Minister of Public 19 Instruction and Worship, an appointment that led to his expulsion from the Socialist party (see SECOND INTERNATIONAL).

The system increasingly came to be used as a conservative agency working against the development of LIBERALISM and NATIONALISM anywhere in Europe, with increasing pressure from France, the HABSBURG empire, Prussia, and Russia for the powers to intervene in civil wars. The UK’s opposition to such moves weakened the Congress System, which effectively dissolved after France invaded Spain in 1823 without the formal backing of the other powers. Despite these failings, the system can be seen as an experiment in international diplomatic cooperation.

He served as a pilot in the ITALO-ABYSSINIAN WAR, and then returned to office as Foreign Minister in 1936. Despite being involved in the negotiations that established the AXIS, Ciano attempted to follow a policy that would give Italy some freedom of action. He advised Mussolini to stay out of the SECOND WORLD WAR in 1939, and promoted intervention in the Balkans to offset German expansion. His influence declined from June 1940 when Italy joined the war, a decline that was hastened by the unsuccessful Greek campaign of 1940– 41.

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