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To hell and back : Europe, 1914-1949

Author: Ian Kershaw
Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, 2016.
Series: The Penguin history of Europe, 8
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Chilling ... To Hell and Back should be required reading in every chancellery, every editorial cockpit and every place where peevish Euroskeptics do their thinking ... Kershaw documents each and every 'ism' of his analysis with extraordinary detail and passionate humanism."—The New York Times Book ReviewThe Penguin History of Europe series reaches the twentieth century with acclaimed scholar Ian Kershaw's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Downloadable e-Books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kershaw, Ian.
To hell and back.
New York, New York : Viking, 2016
(DLC) 2015040523
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Kershaw
ISBN: 9780698411500 0698411501
OCLC Number: 928889636
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: On the brink --
The great disaster --
Turbulent peace --
Dancing on the volcano --
Gathering shadows --
Danger zone --
Towards the abyss --
Hell on earth --
Quiet transitions in the dark decades --
Out of the ashes.
Series Title: The Penguin history of Europe, 8
Responsibility: Ian Kershaw.

Abstract:

"Chilling ... To Hell and Back should be required reading in every chancellery, every editorial cockpit and every place where peevish Euroskeptics do their thinking ... Kershaw documents each and every 'ism' of his analysis with extraordinary detail and passionate humanism."—The New York Times Book ReviewThe Penguin History of Europe series reaches the twentieth century with acclaimed scholar Ian Kershaw's long-anticipated analysis of the pivotal years of World War I and World War II. The European catastrophe, the long continuous period from 1914 to 1949, was unprecedented in human history—an extraordinarily dramatic, often traumatic, and endlessly fascinating period of upheaval and transformation. This new volume in the Penguin History of Europe series offers comprehensive coverage of this tumultuous era. Beginning with the outbreak of World War I through the rise of Hitler and the aftermath of the Second World War, award-winning ...

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