A Companion to Europe 1900-1945

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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

The War in the Trenches
The War from Above Aims
The War and Revolution
Peacemaking after World War
Demobilization and Discontent
The Socialist Experiment
The Fascist Challenge
Revisionism

Imperialism and Identity
The Cult of Youth
Sexuality and the Psyche
The Economy
Europes World Power Empire
Social Reform or Social Revolution?
Modernity Approaching the Twentieth
Politics The Past and the Future
The Coming of War 1914
August 1914 Public Opinion
The Jazz
The Nazi New Society
The Popular Front
The Strategic Revolution
Hitler and the Origins of World
Grand Strategy and Summit
The Real
The Holocaust
Memories of World War II
Bibliography

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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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