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Age of Revolution and Empire
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  • Authored by: William E. Burns
  • From the Series: History of the World
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  • ISBN-10: 1438183569
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-8356-5
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 03/01/2020
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  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up

Summary

An ideal companion for students of world history, Age of Revolution and Empire explores an era, from about 1750 to 1900, that is characterized by radical political, technological, and economic change. Beginning in British North America, France, and Haiti, political revolutions swept the globe, overthrowing monarchies that had stood for hundreds or even thousands of years and setting up new republics. Technological advancements revolutionized power generation, transportation, and communication. And Europe acquired an unprecedented global domination as nations built the largest colonial empires the world had ever known.

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About the Author(s)

William E. Burns earned his Ph.D. in British history from the University of California at Davis. His many publications include An Age of Wonders: Prodigies, Politics, and Providence in England, 1657–1727; The Scientific Revolution: An Encyclopedia; Science in the Enlightenment; and Witch Hunts in Europe and America.

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