The new second edition of the standard text on eighteenth-century Europe draws on the most important recent developments in the field to enrich its compact, accessible, and thematic history. There are several advantages to adopting this text.
Isser Woloch is the Moore Collegiate Professor Emeritus at Columbia University. His publications include The New Regime: Transformations of the French Civic Order, 1789-1820s, which won the Leo Gershoy Award of the American Historical Association. Gregory S. Brown is Professor of History at University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he teaches modern European History. He writes about the intersections of intellectual life, political institutions, and individual identity in the era of the French Enlightenment and Revolution.