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The war of the world : twentieth-century conflict and the descent of the West

Author: Niall Ferguson
Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Niall Ferguson
ISBN: 1594201005 9781594201004
OCLC Number: 393154645
Notes: Comprend un index.
Description: lxxi, 808 p., [24] p. de pl. : ill., cartes ; 24 cm
Contents: I: The great train crash --
Empires and races --
Orient express --
Fault lines --
The contagion of war --
Graves of nations --
II: Empire-states --
The plan --
Strange folk --
An incidental empire --
Defending the indefensible --
The pity of peace --
III: Killing space --
Blitzkrieg --
Through the looking glass --
Killers and collaborators --
The gates of hell --
IV: A tainted triumph --
The osmosis of war --
Kaputt --
The descent of the west.
Responsibility: Niall Ferguson.

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