Europe in the Twentieth Century / Edition 4

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Overview

Europe in the Twentieth Century presents a current look at the major issues, problems, and crises that have faced Europeans since 1914. This Fourth Edition thoroughly addresses the central experiences of war, depression, revolution, and dictatorship, while examining Europe's social transformation and intellectual trends.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780618915200
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/19/2006
  • Edition description: Updated
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 719
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert O. Paxton is professor of history emeritus at Columbia University. A specialist in the history of western Europe in the era of the two world wars, he has written extensively on France under Nazi occupation, including VICHY FRANCE: OLD GUARD AND NEW ORDER (Columbia University Press, 2001) and VICHY FRANCE AND THE JEWS (Stanford University Press, 1995). His most recent work is THE ANATOMY OF FASCISM (Alfred Knopf, 2004).

Julie Hessler is Associate Professor of History at University of Oregon. She is the author of A SOCIAL HISTORY OF SOVIET TRADE (Princeton University Press, 2004) as well as a number of articles on Soviet social, economic, and cultural history. Her current research focuses on Soviet cultural relations with the Third World from the late 1950s through the 1980s. Professor Hessler's teaching areas include Soviet history, twentieth-century Eastern Europe, postwar Europe, and historical methods, as well as broader European surveys.

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Table of Contents

1. Europe at Zenith, 1914 2. The Coming of War 3. The Marne and After, 1914-1917 4. The Impact of Total War 5. Revolution, 1917-1920 6. The Paris Peace Settlement 7. Revolution Against Revolution: Fascism 8. "Normalcy": Europe in the 1920s 9. Mass Culture and High Culture Between the Wars 10. The Depression and Its Effects, 1929-1936 11. The Authoritarian 1930s and the Spread of Fascism 12. The Popular Front Era, 1934-1939 13. The Paris Peace Settlement Dismantled: Aggression and Appeasement, 1933-1939 14. Hitler's Europe: Conquest, Collaboration, and Resistance, 1939-1942 15. From Hot War to Cold War, 1942-1949 16. Ruin and Reconstruction, 1945-1953 17. The Soviet Bloc from Stalin to Khrushchev 18. Europe in the Cold War: Between the Superpowers, 1947-1961 19. The "New Europe": Consumer Societies and Mass Culture in the West, 1953-1973 20. Cold War Detente: Stirrings of Independence, 1962-1975 21. The Soviet Bloc in the Brezhnev Era 22. Western Europe, 1973-1989: Postindustrial Society and "Stagflation." 23. The Revolution of 1989 and After Epilogue: Europe and the United States Since 9/11

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