The Zenith of European Power, 1830-1870

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J. P. T. Bury
CUP Archive, 1960 - History - 766 pages
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Contents

CHAPTER I
1
Relative activity of Mediterranean ports page 41819
2
Nihilism and populism page 3745
5
Liberalism menaced from both Left and Right page 2056
6
Francis Joseph makes approach to Hungary 5478
8
The Liberals and freedom of education page 107
9
The South unites in defence of slavery Militant antislavery in the North page 61719
19
CHAPTER II
22
The early trade unions
346
Selfgovernment the goal of colonial administration
352
The revolt of the Decembrists
358
Changes in economic policy 3645
364
Emancipation of the serfs 3702
370
The Polish revolt of 1863 Superficial liberalisation of Finland
376
The administration of Siberia 3834
384
The instigatorsintellectuals their inspirationFrance
390

Growth of textile industries
28
The golden age of the American sailing ship Transport by steamship
35
Extension of factory system 423
42
CHAPTER III
49
Interdependence of different branches of science illustrated in exploitation
56
The perfecting of spectrum analysis page
58
Laboratory synthesis and commercial exploitation 645
64
Medical and surgical practice
72
Lamennaiss appeal to the Pope The bull Mirari vos
78
Disputes in the Church of Scotland Founding of Free Church of Scotland 834
87
Block in promotion Unemployed officers Patronage 28990
90
The General Council 939
97
CHAPTER V
104
Education and liberal culture
112
The English universities Educational history of the U S A 11617
118
Increase in number of newspapers The French press 1235
127
CHAPTER VI
134
The NeoGothic style in Germany Italy and France
140
French painting of the period 14450
147
The desire to attain a belief increasing preoccupation with psychology
157
Decline of the traditional heroic hero
163
Comparison between Tolstoy and Dostoevsky
169
Baudelaire and Edgar Allan Poe 17980
181
Changes in forms of government 1856
188
British parliamentary reform and its influence 1923
194
The Piedmontese Statuto of 1848 and its importance as a national symbol 2001
206
CHAPTER IX
213
The SchleswigHolstein problem 21920
220
Mazzini and Italian nationalism 2246
226
Slavophiles and PanSlavs 2324
233
The conflict of nationalities in Hungary 23940
240
CHAPTER X
246
Ambiguities of French policy page
249
Defeat of Mahmuds forces The four ambassadors meet in Vienna
255
LamartinesManifesto to the Powers
261
Willingness of the powers to maintain peace The Crimean turning point
267
CHAPTER XI
274
Steam wins the battle with sail in the British navy
280
Temporary success of theram Efficacy of the turret
286
The navy as a fulltime profession
290
Evils of impressment Improvement in conditions of service 2945
296
CHAPTER XII
302
The military use of railways 3089
308
The PrussianGeneral Staff 3101 1
317
Bismarck observes the military weakness of France and Austria
324
CHAPTER XIII
331
Coal iron and cotton page
333
Alignments and organisation of political parties 3389
340
Liberation of Lombardy and Venetia
396
Election of Louis Napoleon
404
Revolution comes to a standstill in France and Germany 4089
410
CHAPTER XVI
416
The ports of North Africa
424
Britain a predominant influence in Mediterranean politics
431
English French and AustroGerman groups come to agreement
437
Louis Napoleons early life his one purpose to restore the Empire 4423
444
1 the period of personal rule 44953
450
Encouragement of economic expansioncredit railways and lowering of tariffs 4512
457
French intervention in Mexico page
464
Napoleons moderation in face of the tsars insult Russia recognises probability
470
Russian Foreign Office document leaks out to the press British and French fleets
476
Decline in Austrias influence Fall of Sebastopol
482
Effects of the war in France Russia and Turkey 4867
490
The political situation in individual states
497
Prussias humiliation at Olmiitz Austria fails to gain admission to the Zollverein
503
Roons proposals for reforming the Prussian army 50910
510
Bismarck gambles on French neutrality and secures the alliance of Italy
517
The equation being worked out byrevolutionandreaction
523
Settlement of Transylvania and the Southern Slav areas Bachs influence
529
The AustroPrussian war Andrassy persuades Francis Joseph to drop federalism
549
Charles Albert of PiedmontSardinia 5547
557
Collapse of the revolution in Naples Rome and Venice Italy again becomes
565
Cavours diplomatic duel with Austria Defeat of Austria at Magenta and Solferino
571
Prussias increase of territory and population Bismarcks policy of weakening
579
Neither France nor Prussia ready for war The secret activities of Fleury and Daru
585
France makes two capital mistakes 5901
592
French Cabinets decision to mobilise
598
Congress the Executive and the Supreme Court moving towards nationalism
604
Two major conflicts during the Jackson administration 60610
611
Slavery as a Federal question
620
Abraham Lincoln becomes President 6267
627
The Norths superior economic potential
635
Frances ambitions in Mexico
641
Expansion of the Norths economic system 6412
647
Finance recruitment and states rights in the South 6513
658
N c m h x
665
Britains connections with the Mosquito Indians 67980
680
The massive political organism controlled by Peking 6856
686
Provisions of the Treaty of Nanking
692
The rise of the Taipings 6967
698
Treacherous attack on British and French envoys travelling under flag of truce
704
Repression of Chinese Muslim revolts The restored empire enters into normal
707
Western powers enforce imperial ratification of their treaties The Meiji Restoration
713
The 1850s a period of markingtime and consolidation 2034
715
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