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Europe in the era of two World Wars 1 edition

Europe in the era of two World Wars
Volker Rolf Berghahn

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Europe in the era of two World Wars
from militarism and genocide to civil society, 1900-1950
Volker R. Berghahn

Published 2009 by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J, Woodstock .
Written in English.

About the Book

In this book, Volker Berghahn explains the rise and fall of the men of violence whose wars twice devastated large areas of the European continent and Russia- and why, after World War II, Europe adopted a liberal capitalist model of society. He explores the political terrain of Europe throughout the twentieth century and how the capitalist, industrial model came to be adopted throughout Europe.--[book cover]

Table of Contents

Europe before World War I, 1895-1914. Industrial economy and civil society
The curse of Ethnonationalism and Colonialism
Premonitions of total war
Violence unleashed, 1914-1923. Mobilization, 1914
The totalization of warfare
The wars after the Great War
Recivilization and its failure, 1924-1935. The short dream of prosperity for all
Militarism
The Stalinist experiment in violence
Violence without bounds, 1935-1945. Total mobilization in peacetime
Terroristic warfare
Visions of a new European order.

Edition Notes

Originally published: 2006.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Translated from the German.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
940.5
Library of Congress
JC328.6 .B4713 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
163 p. ;
Number of pages
163

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25564542M
Internet Archive
europeeratwoworl00berg
ISBN 10
0691141223
ISBN 13
9780691141220
OCLC/WorldCat
260207299

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