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The Birth Of The Modern

World Society 1815-1830

By Paul Johnson

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A classic study of fifteen crucial years in the formation of the modern world

A classic study of fifteen crucial years in the formation of the modern world

The Birth of the Modern has established itself as a new kind of historical work - an examination of the way the matrix of the modern world was formed. Paul Johnson, one of today's most popular historians, takes fifteen critical years and subjects them to a fascinatingly detailed analysis: their geopolitics and politics, their cultural and intellectual life, their technology and science. He investigates every area of life, in every corner of the world. And he makes of this huge variety of elements a coherent narrative, told through the lives and actual words of the age's people - outstanding and ordinary - so that the reader feels he was there.

Biographical Notes

Paul Johnson was born in 1928. He edited the New Statesman in the 1960s and has written over forty books. His Modern Times, a history of the world from the 1920s to the 1990s, has been translated into more than fifteen languages. As well as a weekly column in the Spectator, he contributes to newspapers all over the world.

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  • ISBN: 9781780227146
  • Publication date: 31 Oct 2013
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  • Imprint: W&N
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