Europe since 1945: A Concise History

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Macmillan International Higher Education, Nov 11, 1996 - Europe - 371 pages
This highly successful book has now been fully updated to take account of events since 1990, including a very full coverage of the major consequences stemming from the breakup of the Soviet empire.
 

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Contents

The Occupation of Germany
12
The Cold War and the Sovietization
27
The Welfare State Begins
46
A Policy of Muddling Through
54
Restoring Order
60
Marshall Plan Stimulus to Recovery
66
Agricultural Developments
72
Economic Development
78
Women and Power
187
The Aristocracy
196
Economics and Society in the Communist
205
Agricultural Problems
212
Status
218
Year of Crisis
228
The Prague
237
Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union in
244

West German Political Affairs
84
British Political Affairs
92
Nordic Political Affairs
94
The End of European Empire
101
Indochinas Independence Movement
107
Africas Independence Movements
113
The Pattern of Nationalism
119
Khrushchevs Leadership
126
Polycentrism
132
Further Reading
138
The European Defense Community
144
From the Single Market
153
Solidarity and Beyond
251
From Communist Orthodoxy
258
The Dutiful Ally
264
Conclusion
273
Foreign Policy Independence
284
Thought and Culture Since 1945
325
Cinema
335
Music
343
Nationalism
349
Index
357
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