Europe Since 1914, Volume 3: Encyclopedia of the Age War & Reconstruction

By Jay Winter, John M. Merriman

The tumultuous contemporary century of Europe's heritage is traced during this five-volume set, which alternatives up the tale began in its spouse set, Europe 1789-1914.

Profiling the age of conflict and reconstruction, Europe for the reason that 1914 information eu background from the Bolshevik Revolution to the ecu Union, linking it to the heritage of the remainder of the area. Many differences within the eu tale are coated during this simply available number of approximately 675 illustrations and 920 articles: Europe sundered by means of warfare and genocide, Europe reconfigured after global struggle II and the chilly warfare, and Europe creating a new position for itself at the international degree. Written by means of approximately 500 prime specialists from universities world wide, the set successfully covers a vast scope, encompassing the period's medical and monetary, social and cultural, political and army advancements. clients will locate in it the most important proof in regards to the interval, transparent causes of the most traces of scholarly interpretation and information via scholarly controversies. Sidebars upload curiosity and explanation, a chronology and thematic define supply concise context that builds significant connections, and article particular bibliographies provide assistance for additional analyzing. each one quantity additionally contains an 8-page colour insert and a entire index that permits easy accessibility to focus on information.

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