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A companion to Europe : 1900-1945

Author: Gordon Martel
Publisher: Malden, Mass., USA : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Series: Blackwell companions to European history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Companion to Europe 1900-1945 brings together a distinguished group of international scholars to discuss the major debates in the study of early twentieth-century Europe. The volume outlines the great political and social upheavals of the period and great changes in culture and the economy. Topics include imperial rivalries, the devastation of the First World War, the challenges of recovery, the rise of fascism  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Martel
ISBN: 9781405106641 1405106646
OCLC Number: 60401744
Description: xxx, 554 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : Europe in agony, 1900-1945 / Gordon Martel --
Urbanization, poverty, and crime / Paul Lawrence --
The revolution in science / Cathryn Carson --
Feminism : women, work, and politics / June Hannam --
Modernism / Robin Walz --
The cult of youth / Elizabeth Harvey --
Sexuality and the psyche / Lesley A. Hall --
The economy / Peter Wardley --
Europe's world : power, empire, and colonialism / Woodruff D. Smith --
Social reform or social revolution? / Gary P. Steenson --
Modernity : approaching the twentieth century / Angela K. Smith --
Politics : the past and the future / Peter Waldron --
The coming of war, 1914 / Annika Mombauer --
August 1914 : public opinion and the crisis / David Welch --
The war in the trenches / Tim Travers --
The war from above : aims, strategy, and diplomacy / Matthew Stibbe --
The war and revolution / Mark Baker --
Peacemaking after World War I / Alan Sharp --
Demobilization and discontent / James M. Diehl --
The socialist experiment / William J. Chase --
The fascist challenge / Martin Blinkhorn --
Revisionism / Carole Fink --
The jazz age / Thomas J. Saunders --
The Nazi new society / Dick Geary --
The popular front / Michael Richards --
The strategic revolution / Tami Davis Biddle --
Hitler and the origins of World War II / Anita J. Prazmowska --
Grand strategy and summit diplomacy / Michael Jabara Carley --
The real war / David French --
The home fronts : Europe at war, 1939-1945 / Nicholas Atkin --
The Holocaust / David Engel --
Memories of World War II and the Holocaust in Europe / Harold Marcuse.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to European history.
Responsibility: edited by Gordon Martel.
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