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Civil war in Europe, 1905-1949

Author: Stanley G Payne
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This is the first account in any language of the civil wars in Europe during the era of the world wars, from 1905 to 1949. It treats the initial confrontations in the decade before World War I, the confusing concept of "European civil war," the impact of the world wars, the relation between revolution and civil war, and all the individual cases of civil war, with special attention to Russia and Spain. The civil  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley G Payne
ISBN: 9781107010901 110701090X 9781107648159 1107648157
OCLC Number: 697612722
Description: xii, 242 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Revolution and civil war as forms of conflict --
pt. 1. World War I and an era of internal conflict --
World War, revolution, civil war, 1905-1918 --
The Russian Civil War, 1917-1922 --
Political and social crisis in Europe, 1918-1923 --
Civil strife and dictatorship, 1930-1935 --
pt. 2. The conflict in Spain, 1931-1939 --
The revolutionary process in Spain --
Revolution and civil war, 1936-1939 --
Significance and consequences --
pt. 3. Civil war and internal violence in the era of World War II --
The multiple wars of Europe, 1939-1945 --
The civil wars in Yugoslavia and Greece.
Responsibility: Stanley G. Payne.


This is the first single-volume history of all the civil wars in Europe during the era of the world wars, 1905-49. It analyzes the relationship between world war and civil war and explains why this  Read more...


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"Stanley Payne's excellent book treats, for the first time in one volume, the rise and spread of civil war in Europe during the first half of the twentieth century. Through a careful and brilliant Read more...

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