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The Ancien Regime by C. B. A. Behrens
Byzantium and Europe by Speros Vryonis
The Counter Reformation by A. G. Dickens
The Economic Development of Medieval Europe by Robert-Henri Bautier
Europe in the age of imperialism, 1880-1914 by Heinz Gollwitzer
Europe in the Age of Louis XIV by Ragnhild Hatton
The Evolution of Russia by Otto Hoetzsch
The Fifteenth Century: The Prospect of Europe by Margaret Aston
The First European Revolution, 1776-1815 by Norman Hampson
From Sarajevo to Potsdam by A. J. P. Taylor
Greek Experiment Imperialism and Social Conflict, 80 by Robert J. Littman
The imperial age of Venice, 1380-1580 by David Chambers
The industrialization of Europe, 1780-1914 by W. O. Henderson
The Making of Medieval Spain by Gabriel Jackson
The Medieval Papacy by Geoffrey Barraclough
The Ottoman impact on Europe by Paul Coles
Parliaments and estates in Europe to 1789 (History of European civilization library) by A. R. Myers
Reformation and society in sixteenth-century Europe by A. G. Dickens
The rise of Christian Europe by Hugh Trevor-Roper
Romanticism and Revolt: Europe, 1815-1848 by J.L. Talmon
The Soviet achievement by J.P. Nettl
The Twelfth Century Renaissance by Christopher Brooke
The World of Late Antiquity, AD 150-750 by Peter Brown

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Published by Thames and Hudson; previously named the Library of European Civilization.

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