The book would best be utilized in a class on nineteenth century European history.
Rapport also packs his sentences with numerous pieces of vital information, a trait of academic writing but fatal in narrative history.
I am a college history professor and this book is required reading for my students.
"1848: Year of Revolution" by Michael Rapport tells the story of a turbulent era in European history, and does not focus solely on England and France like so many history books... Read morePublished 8 days ago by K. Kennedy
I like the style of this book. It keeps me interested. Informative, thought-provoking and not too much historian jargon. Word to know going in: "intransigence."Published 4 months ago by William Dearey
A must read for upper level Political Science majors. Giving insight into the revolutions that pulled th power out of the hands of the monarchy and placed it in the hands of the... Read morePublished 6 months ago by eric hall
all around Europe, the winds of change crushed with gobernements, the old sistems of power claqsses are falling, in differents ways but all of them very inetresting, because are... Read morePublished 15 months ago by old fashion guy
I am a college history professor and this book is required reading for my students. This book is incredibly researched, greatly organized and easily digestible for the layperson... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Larry Schneider
This is what you might call a "general interest" history of the events that occurred in Europe in 1848. Read morePublished 21 months ago by A Certain Bibliophile
The burst of immigration that washed through America from New York to the gold fields of California was fueled by the year of revolution detailed in this book. Read morePublished on August 13, 2012 by Rick
After visiting Europe in September of 2011 and seeing the extravagances of the royals and prince bishops, I wondered why there had not been more revolutions than just France and... Read morePublished on June 24, 2012 by Amazon Customer
There is so much going on that this is a hard year for historians to cover. The first chapter gets the reader into the action and the conclusion is a fine summation of what... Read morePublished on July 28, 2011 by T. McCormick