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Vanished kingdoms : the rise and fall of states and nations, Norman Davies

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Vanished kingdoms : the rise and fall of states and nations
Title
Vanished kingdoms
Title remainder
the rise and fall of states and nations
Statement of responsibility
Norman Davies
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the history of fourteen lost European kingdoms and what their stories can teach the modern world, providing narrative accounts of the rise and fall of nations ranging from Tolosa to the Soviet Union
Tone
Writing style
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10018438
Cataloging source
DLC
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1939-
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Davies, Norman
Dewey number
940
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
D104
LC item number
.D28 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Nation-state
  • Nationalism
  • Social change
  • Disasters
  • Collective memory
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how nations rise and fall
Label
Vanished kingdoms : the rise and fall of states and nations, Norman Davies
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Copyright date: 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Tolosa : Soujourn of the Visigoths (AD 418-507) -- Alt Clud : Kingdom of the Rock (Fifth to Twelfth Centuries) -- Burgundia : Five, Six, or Seven Kingdoms (c. 411-1795) -- Aragon : A Mediterranean Empire (1137-1714) -- Litva : A Grand Duchy with Kings (1253-1795) -- Byzantion : The Star-lit Golden Bough (330-1453) -- Borussia : Watery Land of the Prusai (1230-1945) -- Sabaudia : The House that Humbert Built (1033-1946) -- Galicia : Kingdom of the Naked and Starving (1773-1918) -- Etruria : French Snake in the Tuscan Grass (1801-14) -- Rosenau : The Loved and Unwanted Legacy (1826-1918) -- Tsernagora : Kingdom of the Black Mountain (1910-1918) -- Rusyn : The Republic of One Day (15 March 1939) -- Éire : The Unconscionable Tempo of the Crown's Retreat Since 1916 -- CCCP : The Ultimate Vanishing Act (1924-1991) -- How States Die
Control code
2011035948
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xvii, 830 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670022731
Lccn
2011035948
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), geneal. tables, maps
Label
Vanished kingdoms : the rise and fall of states and nations, Norman Davies
Publication
Note
Copyright date: 2011
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Tolosa : Soujourn of the Visigoths (AD 418-507) -- Alt Clud : Kingdom of the Rock (Fifth to Twelfth Centuries) -- Burgundia : Five, Six, or Seven Kingdoms (c. 411-1795) -- Aragon : A Mediterranean Empire (1137-1714) -- Litva : A Grand Duchy with Kings (1253-1795) -- Byzantion : The Star-lit Golden Bough (330-1453) -- Borussia : Watery Land of the Prusai (1230-1945) -- Sabaudia : The House that Humbert Built (1033-1946) -- Galicia : Kingdom of the Naked and Starving (1773-1918) -- Etruria : French Snake in the Tuscan Grass (1801-14) -- Rosenau : The Loved and Unwanted Legacy (1826-1918) -- Tsernagora : Kingdom of the Black Mountain (1910-1918) -- Rusyn : The Republic of One Day (15 March 1939) -- Éire : The Unconscionable Tempo of the Crown's Retreat Since 1916 -- CCCP : The Ultimate Vanishing Act (1924-1991) -- How States Die
Control code
2011035948
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xvii, 830 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780670022731
Lccn
2011035948
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), geneal. tables, maps

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