Making Europe: Technology and Transformations, 1850-2000.


Have you ever thought about the making of Europe?
Who was involved in shaping it? And what exactly is ‘Europe’?

The 6 richly illustrated and compelling volumes of the Making Europe book series take you on a discovery journey through 150 years of European advances and disasters, divisions and re-unions. By introducing you to the experts, innovators, technologies and institutions that fundamentally shaped modern Europe, Making Europe unravels how we all impacted the way it is built and experienced today. 

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Chevalier’s Dream Goes Global

Take the ongoing attempts to create an interconnected East African power grid. It is widely criti...

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Europe’s Infrastructure Transition

In this Podcast book authors Per Högselius, Erik van der Vleuten and Arne Kaijser bring to you th...

Building Europe on Expertise

In this Podcast episode book authors Martin Kohlrausch and Helmuth Trischler introduce a story of...

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The Making Europe book series blends the sharp analysis and critical knowledge of 14 distinguished historians who, in a decade-long project, have researched modern European history on an unprecedented scale.


  • "This series reframes the grand theme of European history and identity from a technology based perspective. Genuinely pan-European in scope. A refreshingly ambitious and original collaborative project."

    The EASST council announcing the Freeman Award
    September 19, 2014