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By Martin Polley

An A-Z of contemporary Europe 1789-1999 is a finished dictionary which defines sleek Europe via its vital occasions and other people. It contains entries on:
* key humans from Napoleon Bonaparte to Hitler
* key political and army events
* influential political, social, cultural and financial theories.
An A-Z of recent Europe 1789-1999 bargains available and concise definitions of approximately one thousand separate goods. The booklet is cross-referenced and hence presents linked hyperlinks and connections whereas the appendices include crucial additional details. The e-book comprises 5 beneficial maps to lead the reader alongside.

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Cavour, Camillo di (1810-61) Piedmontese and Italian politician. Before he entered the Piedmontese government in 1850, Cavour was active in promoting the idea of an Italian nation state, most notably through his work on the journal II Risorgimento. As Minister of Industry from 1850, and Prime Minister from 1852, he played a leading role in the diplomatic and military manoeuvresthat led, by the time of his death in June 1861, to the unification of the bulk of the Italian peninsula(see ITALIAN UNIFICATION).

The CSCE was formed as a result of the Helsinki conferenceof 197375. Originally composedof thirty-five nations, it was establishedby treaty in August 1975 to act as a forum for the discussion of a wide range of issues including disarmament,security, human rights, economic and technical coopera- 29 tion, and the environment- that were of mutual interestto nations from NATO and the WARSAW PACT, as well as to neutral states: as such, its creation was a key event in the detente period of the COLD WAR.

TALO-ABYSSINIAN WAR, and then returned to office as Foreign Minister in 1936. Despite being involved in the negotiations that establishedthe AXIS, Ciano attemptedto follow a policy that would give Italy some freedom of action. He advised Mussolini to stay out of the SECOND WORLD WAR in 1939, and promoted intervention in the Balkans to offset German expansion. In February1943, Mussolini appointed Ciano as Ambassadorto the Vatican, an effective demotion. Ciano supported Mussolini's deposition in July 1943.

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