The Awakening of Europe

by M. B. Synge

Description:  Book III of the Story of the World series. Covers the reformation in Germany, the Netherlands, France, and England, as well as the settlement of colonies in America. The rise of England and the Netherlands as sea powers, and the corresponding fall of Spain, as well as the rise of Russia, Austria, and the German states are also presented.

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Ages:  11-18
Length:  255 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2006
ISBN:  978-1-59915-015-4
Genres:  History, World History

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Table of Contents

1. Story of the Netherlands
2. Brave Little Holland
3. A Wealth of Herrings
4. A Dutch Reformer
5. The Story of Martin Luther
6. The Diet of Worms
7. An Historic Scene
8. How the Trouble Began
9. The Storm Bursts
10. Beggars of the Sea
11. The Massacre of Bartholomew
12. The Siege of Leyden
13. William the Silent
14. England
15. Elizabeth's Sailors
16. Drake's Voyage round the World
17. The Great Armada
18. Among the Icebergs
19. Sir Humphrey Gilbert
20. Virginia
21. Story of the Revenge
22. Sir Walter Raleigh
23. The Fairy Queen
24. A Great Dramatist
25. The Golden Days of Good Queen Bess
26. First Voyage of the East India Company
27. The Story of Henry Hudson

28. Captain John Smith
29. The Founding of Quebec
30. The Pilgrim Fathers
31. Thirty Years of War
32. The Dutch at Sea
33. The Great South Land
34. Van Riebeek's Colony
35. In the Days of Oliver Cromwell
36. Two Famous Admirals
37. De Ruyter
38. The Founder of Pennsylvania
39. The Pilgrim's Progress
40. The House of Orange
41. William's Invitation
42. The Struggle in Ireland
43. The Siege of Vienna by the Turks
44. The Greatness of France
45. The Story of the Huguenots
46. The Greatest General of His Age
47. The Battle of Blenheim
48. How Peter the Great Learned Shipbuilding
49. Charles XII of Sweden
50. The Boyhood of Frederick the Great
51. Anson's Voyage round the World
52. Maria Theresa
53. The Story of Scotland

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