History of Europe

A History of Europe: From Pre-History to the 21st Century

Leading historian Jeremy Black brings together the continent’s common threads of history from the end of the ice ages until the present day.

A History of Europe is a masterful narrative which takes readers on a journey through the vast sweep of European history. It examining events as diverse as the rise of the Roman Empire, the brutal Viking raids, the cultural explosion of the Renaissance period, the dissolution of the Soviet Union and the rise of consumer culture in the 21st century.

These varied strands are bought together in a clear and concise narrative, with timelines, text boxes and art and photography to bring them to life. This book is perfect for anyone wanting a comprehensive and accessible look at Europe’s fascinating and complex past.