By Robert Bideleux
This welcome moment variation of A historical past of japanese Europe presents a thematic historic survey of the formative techniques of political, social and fiscal swap that have performed paramount roles in shaping the evolution and improvement of the area. matters lined contain: japanese Europe in historic, medieval and early sleek instances the legacies of Byzantium, the Ottoman Empire and the Habsburg Empire the impression of the region's strong Russian and Germanic neighbours rival recommendations of 'Central' and 'Eastern' Europe the event and results of the 2 international Wars forms of fascism in jap Europe the impression of Communism from the Nineteen Forties to the Nineteen Eighties post-Communist democratization and marketization the eastward expansion of the ecu. A heritage of japanese Europe now contains new chronologies – one for the Balkans and one for East-Central Europe – and a thesaurus of keyword phrases and ideas, offering entire assurance of a posh previous, from antiquity to the current day.
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1000 1046, 1061 1097 1126–1288 1138–1320 1146 1222 1241–2 1264 1273 1282(–1918) 1301–8 1308–82 1308–1454 1310–1437 1320–70 1346–78 1361 1362 1365 and the Ostmark (now Austria). ‘Western Slavs’ became lastingly separated from ‘South Slavs’. Full disintegration of Greater Moravia facilitated the emergence of a Slav polity in Bohemia, ruled by the Premyslid dynasty until 1306. Arpad, deputy leader of the Magyar confederacy, seized power and founded Hungary’s Arpad dynasty (reg. 904–1301). Germanic forces decisively defeated Magyar forces, restoring the Ostmark to Germanic control and initiating the sedentarization of the Magyars.
Dissolution of the Order of Livonian Knights. Livonia and the major port-city of Riga entered the Kingdom of Poland as semi-autonomous entities. Polish-Lithuanian burghers were barred from foreign trade and travel. The Union of Lublin established a Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (Rzeczpospolita). A Confederation of Warsaw (dominated by aristocrats) elected Henri de Valois as King of Poland-Lithuania, adopted a Statute of Toleration, and gave nobles exclusive rights to exploit the timber and minerals on their landholdings.
1740–80), having ceded Lower Silesia to Prussia, had her husband Francis of Lorraine elected as Holy Roman Emperor, retrieving the imperial line. The ‘Seven Years War’ pitted the HE, France and Russia against Britain, Hanover and Prussia. Chronologies xxxvii 1764(–95) 1764–6 1767 1765–90 1767 1768–72 1772 1773 1775 1778 1781 1782 1785–90 1789 1790s 1791 1792 1793 1792–7 1794 1795 1797–1801 1799–1800 1805 1806 1807–13 1809 1809–48 1811 Stanislaw Poniatowski, ex-lover of Russia’s Empress Catherine II (reg.