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Twisted paths : Europe 1914-1945

Author: Robert Gerwarth
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An introduction to European history between 1914 and 1945, this text moves beyond the view that it can only be understood in terms of catastrophe, arguing that political stability and regime collapse, social progress and mass poverty, the crisis of European civilization and remarkable cultural achievements, existed alongside each other.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gerwarth
ISBN: 9780199545308 0199545308 9780199281855 0199281858
OCLC Number: 191752440
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: xv, 425 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Scandinavia / Mary Hilson --
Great Britain / Ross McKibbin --
The two Irelands / Alvin Jackson --
Belgium and the Netherlands / Martin Conway and Peter Romijn --
France / Joan Tumblety --
Iberia / Frances Lannon --
Italy / R.J.B. Bosworth --
Germany / Stefan Berger --
The successor states / R.J.W. Evans --
The Balkans / R.J. Crampton --
Finland and the Baltic States / Kristina Spohr Readman --
Russia / Hubertus F. Jahn --
Europe and the League of Nations / Patricia Clavin --
Europe and the wider world / Nicholas Doumanis.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Gerwarth.

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