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Europe in the Global Age: Crash Course European History #48

In which John looks at what it even means to live in a global age, as we’ve been talking about Europe’s role in the global community for 47 episodes now. But, pedantry aside, the world is more connected than ever, and that has had effects in Europe. Today we’ll investigate how trade, communications, and diseaseContinue reading “Europe in the Global Age: Crash Course European History #48”

Modern Life: Crash Course European History #30

So, “modern” is kind of a loaded term, but today we’re going to talk about modern life in Europe, as it looked around the time the 19th century turned into the 20th. We’ll look at what life was like in the rapidly growing urban centers of Europe, how developments in communication and information distribution influencedContinue reading “Modern Life: Crash Course European History #30”