History of Europe in the Modern World, Year 2 Student Guide
The History of Europe in the Modern World texts by Palmer, Colton, and Kramer (eleventh editions) cover the history of ideas, biography, and key cultural developments, particularly in Western European and American societies.
Volume 2 covers the Napoleonic Age (1815) to the Cold War (late 1980s). It includes the effects of industrialization on European nations, the unstable balance of power between Britain France, Russia, Prussia, and Austria-Hungary, the creation of Germany and Italy as sovereign nations, the Russian Revolution, World War I and its effects on Europe, the collapse of the world economy, the rise of Fascism in Italy, and National Socialism (Nazism) in Germany, and World War II and its effects. The Student Guide provides comprehension questions that help students focus on the most important information from each chapter.