T. C. W. Blanning


T. C. W. Blanning

Timothy C. W. Blanning (born 1942) is a historian at the University of Cambridge, focusing on the history of Continental Europe from the 17th century to the beginning of World War I.

His most recent book, "The Triumph of Music in the Modern World", which examines why music has progressed from subordinate status in the early modern period to its present position of supremacy among the creative arts, will be published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in 2008.

Works

Books written

*"Joseph II and Enlightened Despotism" (Longman, 1970)
*"Reform and Revolution in Mainz, 1743-1803" (Cambridge University Press, 1974)
*"The French Revolution in Germany" (Oxford University Press, 1983)
* "The Origins of the French Revolutionary Wars" (Longman, 1986)
* "The French Revolution: Aristocrats versus Bourgeois?" (Macmillan, 1987)
*"Joseph II" (Longman, 1994)
*"The French Revolutionary Wars 1787-1802" (Edward Arnold, 1996)
*"The French Revolution: Class War or Culture Clash?" (Macmillan, 1997)
*"The culture of power and the power of culture: old regime Europe 1660-1789" (Oxford University Press, 2002; paperback 2003)
*"The Pursuit of Glory: Europe 1648-1815" (Penguin Books, 2007)

Books edited

*"The Oxford Illustrated History of Modern Europe" (Oxford University Press, 1996)
*"The rise and fall of the French Revolution" (Chicago University Press, 1996)
*with David Cannadine (eds.), "History and biography. Essays in honour of Derek Beales" (Cambridge, 1996)
*with Peter Wende (eds.), "Reform in Great Britain and Germany 1750-1850" (Oxford, 1999)
*"The Short Oxford History of Europe, vol. 8: The eighteenth century" and "vol. 9: The nineteenth century" (Oxford University Press, 2000)
*"The Oxford History of Modern Europe" (Oxford University Press, 2000)
*with Hagen Schulze (eds.), "Unity and Diversity in European Culture c. 1800" (Oxford, 2006)

External links

* [http://www.hist.cam.ac.uk/academic_staff/further_details/blanning.html Cambridge faculty page]
*worldcat id|lccn-n83-27209


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