Includes bibliographical references.
|Other titles||War and politics in twentieth century Europe.|
|Statement||by R.H. Haigh, D.S. Morris, & A.R. Peters.|
|Contributions||Morris, D. S., Peters, A. R.|
|LC Classifications||D443 .H28 1982|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v. <1-4, 6 > :|
|LC Control Number||83184975|
Written in a vivid and accessible style, A History of Europe in the Twentieth Century examines the continent's descent into the turmoil of two world wars, the tense cold war standoff between the. This article takes the obvious link between war and political violence in twentieth-century Europe to ask three questions. Did the cause of such a massive upsurge in violence have roots extending beyond the technologies of modern warfare? What shapes the relative propensity of states and societies towards violence?Cited by: A pathbreaking reference book and a must-read for each student of military history, gender history, and Holocaust and genocide studies.' Thomas Kühne, Clark University, USA 'This wonderful book makes a powerful contribution to the history of Europe in the 20th century. Wars cannot be fought and sustained without food and this unique collection explores the impact of war on food production, allocation and consumption in Europe in the twentieth century. A.
Wars cannot be fought and sustained without food and this unique collection explores the impact of war on food production, allocation and consumption in Europe in the twentieth century. A comparative perspective which incorporates belligerent, occupied and neutral countries provides new insights into the relationship between food and war. History books The Long Shadow: The Great War and the Twentieth Century by David Reynolds – review An intelligent assessment of the impact . Cambridge Core - History of Ideas and Intellectual History - The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century Political Thought - edited by Terence Ball. The Civil War might well be viewed as the beginning of a “long twentieth century”: in its introduction of a scale of death that came to be associated with a later era, in what Williamson.
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