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European History for Dummies
by Sean Lang
A fun, informative guide to Europe's past and present.The history of Europe is rich, complex, vibrant, and at times violent; it has influenced many countries throughout the world and has itself been influenced by many countries. In the light-hearted "European History For Dummies," historian Sean Lang explores the countries, conflicts, people, institutions, disasters, and t...more
Paperback, 406 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by John Wiley & Sons
(first published February 4th 2006)
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I was surprised at how fast I read this! It's not a very in-depth look at European history, but its very readable, and even funny. It really pertains largely to the European continent, since you can read the author's "British History for Dummies" for the British info.