The moment of liberation in Western Europe. Power struggles and rebellions, 1943-1948. (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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The moment of liberation in Western Europe. Power struggles and rebellions, 1943-1948.

Author: Gerd-Rainer Horn
Publisher: Oxford : University of Oxford 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Moment of Liberation in Western Europe, 1943-1948, regards the final two years of World War II and the immediate post-liberation period as a moment in twentieth century history, when the shape and contours of postwar Western Europe appeared highly uncertain and various alternatives and conflicting visions were up for grabs. After close to six years of total war, Nazi terror, and brutal occupation policies, a  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerd-Rainer Horn
ISBN: 9780199587919 0199587914
OCLC Number: 1151887433
Description: 288 p.
Contents: IntroductionPrologue1: Rebellion in the South: Liberation in France2: The Wind from the North: Liberation in Italy3: Who is the Government? We are the Government!': Liberation at the Point of Production4: Honni Soit Qui Mal Y Pense: The Politics of the Press in Post-Liberation Europe5: Last Stands: Echoes of the MaquisConclusionBibliographic Essay
Responsibility: Gerd-Rainer Horn.

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An innovative perspective on the visions at stake for post-liberation Western Europe, this work highlights initiatives arising from resistance activists. The moment of liberation is seen as a crucial  Read more...

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