Fall of Eagles : the Romanovs, Habsburgs and Hohenzollerns, 1848 - c.1920 - Book List

Highly Recommended

Evans, R.J. The Pursuit of Power: Europe 1815 - 1914
London: Allen Lane, 2016

Grenville, J. Europe Reshaped, 1848 - 1878 -2nd ed.
Oxford: Blackwell, 2000

Martel, G. The Origins of the First World War -3rd ed.
Harlow: Longman, 2008

Background

Breuilly, J. Austria, Prussia and the Making of Germany 1806 - 1871 -2nd ed.
Harlow: Longman, 2011

Brooks, S. Nineteenth Century Europe
London: Macmillan, 1983

Brook-Shepherd, G. The Last Hapsburg
London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1968

Clark, C. Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia 1600 - 1947
London: Allen Lane, 2006

Elliot, J. Fall of Eagles: The End of the Great European Dynasties
London: BBC, 1974

Fulbrook, M. A Concise History of Germany
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990

Gerwarth, R. The Vanquished: Why the First World War Failed to End, 1917 - 1923
London: Allen Lane, 2016

Hutchinson, J.F. Late Imperial Russia, 1890 - 1917
Harlow: Longman, 1999

Jones, P. The 1848 Revolutions - 2nd ed.
London: Longman, 1991

Mason, J.W. The Dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Empire 1867 - 1918 - 2nd ed.
London: Longman, 1997

Mulligan, W. The Origins of the First World War
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010

Offord, D. Nineteenth-Century Russia: Opposition to Autocracy
Harlow: Longman, 1999

Porter, I. Imperial Germany, 1890 - 1918
London: Longman, 1991

Roberts, J.M. Europe 1880 - 1945
London: Longman, 1972

Rogger, H. Russia in the Age of Modernisation and Revolution 1881 - 1917
London: Longman, 1983

Saunders, D. Russia in the Age of Reaction and Reform 1801 - 1881
London: Longman, 1992

Seaman, L.C.B. From Vienna to Versailles
London: Methuen, 1955

Sperber, J. The European Revolutions, 1848 - 1851 - 2nd ed.
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005

Steinberg, J. Bismarck: A Life
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012

Taylor, A.J.P. The Struggle for Mastery in Europe 1848 - 1918
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1971

Watt, R.M. The Kings Depart: The Tragedy is Germany, Versailles and the German Revolution
London: Phoenix, 2003. (Originally published 1968)

Williamson, D.G. Bismarck and Germany, 1862 - 1890 - 2nd ed.
London: Longman, 1998

Wawro, G. The Austro-Prussian War: Austria's War with Prussia and Italy in 1866
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996

Wawro, G. The Franco-Prussian War: The German Conquest of France in 1870 - 1871
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003

Andrew Lacey
October 2017

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