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Barbarism and civilization : a history of Europe in our time

Author: Bernard Wasserstein
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A vibrant new history of twentieth-century Europe - covering everything from war and politics to social, cultural, and economic developments in a period of convulsive and dramatic change.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Wasserstein
ISBN: 9780198730736 019873073X 9780198730743 0198730748
OCLC Number: 244766756
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Description: xxiii, 901 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Europe at 1914 --
Europe at war 1914-1917 --
Revolutionary Europe 1917-1921 --
Recovery of the Bourgeoisie 1921-1929 --
Depression and terror 1929-1936 --
Europe in the 1930s --
Spiral into war 1936-1939 --
Hitler triumphant 1939-1942 --
Life and death in wartime --
End of Hitler's Europe 1942-1945 --
Europe partitioned 1945-1949 --
West European recovery 1949-1958 --
Stalin and his heirs 1949-1964 --
Consensus and dissent in Western Europe 1958-1973 --
Europe in the 1960s --
Strife in Communist Europe 1964-1985 --
Stress in liberal Europe 1973-1989 --
The collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe 1985-1991 --
After the fall 1991-2007 --
Europe in the new millennium.
Responsibility: Bernard Wasserstein.

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This epic account of Europe in the 20th century grabs the reader with snappy chapters packed with telling detaila nd articulate assessment. * Christopher Hirst, The Independent *

 
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