Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

History of Modern Europe 1792-1878

Cover image for


Author: C.A. Fyffe
Published: 1880
Language: English
Wordcount: 424,450 / 1285 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 2
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 866 2725
Genre: History

The object of this work is to show how the States of Europe have gained theform and character which they possess at the present moment. The outbreakof the Revolutionary War in 1792, terminating a period which now appearsfar removed from us, and setting in motion forces which have in our own dayproduced a united Germany and a united Italy, forms the naturalstarting-point of a history of the present century.

Show Excerpt

gwitz sent to Napoleon with Prussian Ultimatum--Battle of Austerlitz--Haugwitz signs a Treaty of Alliance with Napoleon--Peace--Treaty of Presburg--End of the Holy Roman Empire--Naples given to Joseph Bonaparte--Battle of Maida--The Napoleonic Empire and Dynasty--Federation of the Rhine--State of Germany--Possibility of maintaining the Empire of 1806



Death of Pitt--Ministry of Fox and Grenville--Napoleon forces Prussia into war with England, and then offers Hanover to England--Prussia resolves on war with Napoleon--State of Prussia--Decline of the Army--Southern Germany with Napoleon--Austria neutral--England and Russia about to help Prussia, but not immediately--Campaign of 1806--Battles of Jena and Auerstädt--Ruin of the Prussian Army--Capitulation of Fortresses--Demands of Napoleon--The War continues--Berlin Decree--Exclusion of English goods from the Continent--Russia enters the war--Campaign in Poland and Eas



Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

login | register

User ID


reset password

Author of the Day

Brian Blose
Brian Blose is a software developer and army veteran who enjoys reading and writing fiction that contains flawed heroes, unreliable narrators and moral dilemmas. His book, The Participants, is no exception and had readers glued to the story until the very last page. As our author of the day, Blose chats about the Heinsenberg uncertainty principle, how TV shows from the 90s inspired this book and gives us some behind-the-scenes insights in the creation of The Participants.
Read full interview...