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Author Davies, Norman, 1939-

Title Vanished kingdoms : the rise and fall of states and nations / Norman Davies.

Imprint New York : Viking, 2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    940 DAV    Available
Edition 1st American ed.
Description xvii, 830 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [740]-789) 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 Unwonted Legacy (1826-1918) -- Tsernagora : Kingdom of the Black Mountain (1910-1918) -- Rusyn : The Republic of One Day (15 March 1939) -- √Čire : The Unconscionable Tempo of the Crown's Retreat (1916-2011) -- CCCP : The Ultimate Vanishing Act (1924-1991) -- How States Die.
Subject Nation-state -- History.
Nationalism -- Europe -- History.
Social change -- Europe -- History.
Disasters -- Europe -- History.
Collective memory -- Europe.
Europe -- History.
Europe -- Historical geography.
Europe -- History, Military.
Europe -- Politics and government.
ISBN 9780670022731

 
    
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