A Companion to Europe 1900-1945 (Google eBook)

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Gordon Martel
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 21, 2011 - History - 584 pages
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This volume brings together a distinguished group of international scholars to discuss the major debates in the study of early twentieth-century Europe.
  • Brings together contributions from a distinguished group of international scholars.
  • Provides an overview of current thinking on the period.
  • Traces the great political, social and economic upheavals of the time.
  • Illuminates perennial themes, as well as new areas of enquiry.
  • Takes a pan-European approach, highlighting similarities and differences across nations and regions.
  

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Contents

Urbanization Poverty and Crime
3
The Revolution in Science
19
Women Work and Politics
35
Modernism
50
The Cult of Youth
66
Sexuality and the Psyche
82
The Economy
98
Power Empire and Colonialism
119
Demobilization and Discontent
277
The Socialist Experiment
292
The Fascist Challenge
309
Revisionism
326
The Jazz Age
343
The Nazi New Society
359
The Popular Front
375
The Strategic Revolution
391

Social Reform or Social Revolution?
135
Approaching the Twentieth Century
150
The Past and the Future
165
The Coming of War 1914
180
Public Opinion and the Crisis
197
The War in the Trenches
213
Aims Strategy and Diplomacy
228
The War and Revolution
243
Peacemaking after World War I
261
Hitler and the Origins of World War II
407
Grand Strategy and Summit Diplomacy
425
Michael Jabara Carley 28 The Real War
441
Europe at War 19391945
456
The Holocaust
472
Memories of World War II and the Holocaust in Europe
487
Bibliography
505
Index
539
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About the author (2011)

Gordon Martel is Professor of History at the University of Northern British Columbia. Among his other edited works are The Origins of the Second World War Reconsidered (1999) and The World War Two Reader (2004).

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