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Europe in the twentieth century

Author: Robert O Paxton
Publisher: Fort Worth : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, [1991], ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert O Paxton
ISBN: 0155247190 9780155247192
OCLC Number: 28354884
Notes: "Updated printing, 1991"--Cover.
Cover title: Europe in the 20th century.
Maps on lining papers.
Description: xii, 699 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: EUROPE AT ZENITH,1914 : Europe and the World . European Landscapes: Urban and Rural. The Rich and the Poor. The Family. Political Systems and Mass Movements. Inherited Creeds. Toward a New Consciousness. THE COMING OF WAR : The July Crisis of 1914. Escalation: From Local War to Continental War. A Longer View of the Causes of War. THE MARNE AND AFTER, 1914 --
1917 : War Fever. The First Battle of the Marne. The Eastern Front. The Search for a Breakthrough in the West. The Widening War. The War at Sea. The United States Enters the War. THE IMPACT OF TOTAL WAR : Adjusting to a War of Attrition. War Governments: A Comparative Look. The Social Impact. The Economic Impact. The Impact on Internal Order. The Intellectual Impact. REVOLUTION, 1917 --
1920 : The Russian Revolutions, 1917. The Bolshevik Regime. Revolutionary Stirrings in Western Europe, 1917. The German Revolution, 1918-19. The Dissolution of Austria-Hungary, 1918-1915. Britain, France, Italy: The Unrest of 1919-20. Aftermath and Results. THE PARIS PEACE SETTLEMENT : The Setting: Ideals, Interests, and Ideology. The Settlement. The League of Nations Covenant. The Western European Settlement. The Eastern European Settlement. REVOLUTION AGAINST REVOLUTION : FASCISM : Fascism in Italy. National Socialism in Germany. Counter-revolution in Hungary. A Closer Look at Fascism. THE PEACE OF PARIS APPLIED : THE 1920s : The Years of Coercion, 1919-24. The Years of Conciliation, 1924-29. A New Diplomacy?. NORMALCY : EUROPE IN THE 1920s : A Return to "Normalcy". Britain. France. Weimar Germany. Eastern Europe. The Iberian Peninsula. Fascist Italy. Revolutionary Russia in a Stabilized World. A fragile stability : Neo-liberalism assessed. MASS CULTURE AND HIGH CULTURE BETWEEN THE WARS : Mass Culture: The Age of Radio and Movies. The New Leisure. The Effects of Mass Culture and Leisure. High Culture Between the Wars. The Settings of Inter-war Culture. DEPRESSION POLITICS 1929-1936 : The Origins and Course of the Great Depression. Depression Remedies. Depression Politics in the Liberal States. Depression Politics in the Authoritarian States. THE SPREAD OF FASCISM : THE AUTHORITARIAN 1930s : Germany: National Socialism in Power. Clerical Authoritarianism. Fascism in Eastern Europe. Fascist Minorities in Western Europe. The Appeal of Fascism. THE EUROPEAN LEFT IN THE POPULAR FRONT ERA, 1934 --
1939. From "Class Against Class" to Popular Front. The Popular Front in France. Spain: Republic, Revolution, and Civil War. European Intellectuals and the Popular Front. The European Left After the Popular Front. THE PARIS PEACE SETTLEMENT DISMANTLED : AGGRESSION AND APPEASEMENT, 1933 --
1939. Hitler's First Moves. The Remilitarization of the Rhineland, March 1936. Italy Shifts Sides. Hitler's Designs in the East. Czechoslovakia and Appeasement, 1938. The Polish Crisis, 1939: Descent into War. The Origins of the Second World War. HITLER'S EUROPE: CONQUEST, COLLABORATION, AND RESISTANCE, 1939 --
1942 : The Nature of the Conflict in 1939. War in the East, 1939-40. War in the West, 1940. War in the East, 1941-42. Hitler's "New Order". Collaboration. Resistance. FROM HOT WAR TO COLD WAR 1942 --
1949 : American Hegemony in the West. Soviet Hegemony in the East. The Big Three and the Future of Europe. Origins of the Cold War. First Battlegrounds of the Cold War. A World in Two Blocs, 1947-49. RUIN AND RECONSTRUCTION, 1945 --
1953 : The Work of Reconstruction. The Labour Government in Britain, 1945-51. The French Fourth Republic. Postwar Italy. The Two Germanies. Eastern Europe: Successor States as Russian Satellites. Reconstruction and Orthodoxy in the Soviet Union. EUROPE IN THE COLD WAR : BETWEEN THE SUPERPOWERS, 1947 --
1962 : Europe Under the Mushroom Cloud. Western Europe: Cold War Politics at Home and Abroad. Western Europe: The Movement for Union. The Soviet Union: From Stalin to Khrushchev. Eastern Europe: Consolidation and Rebellion, 1948-56. THE "NEW EUROPE": CONSUMER SOCIETIES AND MASS CULTURE IN THE 1960s : Consumer Societies. Politics in Consumer Societies, 1953-68. Discontents in Consumer Societies Since 1968. Mass Culture and High Culture in the "New Europe". EUROPE BETWEEN EAST AND WEST, 1962 AND AFTER : The Cold War: From Thaw to Detente. Polycentrism in the Communist World. Gaullism and the Western "Third Force". The Common Market Redirected. The United States and Europe as Economic Rivals. Rival Versions of Detente. UNCERTAINTY AND HARD TIMES, 1973 AND AFTER : Depression Again. Welfare States Under Stress. Eastern Europe in the Slump. The European Community in the Depression. The End of Detente? The Revolution of 1989.
Other Titles: Europe in the 20th century
Responsibility: Robert O. Paxton.

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