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By Jay Winter, John M. Merriman

The tumultuous fresh century of Europe's background is traced during this five-volume set, which alternatives up the tale all started in its spouse set, Europe 1789-1914.

Profiling the age of battle and reconstruction, Europe in view that 1914 information ecu heritage from the Bolshevik Revolution to the eu Union, linking it to the background of the remainder of the area. Many adjustments within the ecu tale are coated during this simply obtainable selection of approximately 675 illustrations and 920 articles: Europe sundered by means of conflict and genocide, Europe reconfigured after global warfare II and the chilly conflict, and Europe creating a new position for itself at the international level. Written via approximately 500 major specialists from universities world wide, the set successfully covers a wide scope, encompassing the period's clinical and financial, social and cultural, political and army advancements. clients will locate in it the key evidence concerning the interval, transparent causes of the most strains of scholarly interpretation and information via scholarly controversies. Sidebars upload curiosity and rationalization, a chronology and thematic define provide concise context that builds significant connections, and article particular bibliographies supply tips for extra analyzing. every one quantity additionally comprises an 8-page colour insert and a accomplished index that permits easy access to focus on information.

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H. S. S. military alliance Sir William Beveridge, Social Insurance and Allied Services; Germany: war economy restructured, increasing use of slave labor DATE lii ECONOMY AND SOCIETY E U R O P E S I N C E 1 9 1 4 CHRONOLOGY LITERATURE AND THE ARTS INTELLECTUAL LIFE AND RELIGION Olivier Messiaen, Mode de Valeurs et d’Intensite´s Graham Greene, The Power and the Glory; Arthur Koestler, Darkness at Noon E U R O P E EUROPE AND THE WORLD German occupation of Czechoslovakia; World War II, 1939– 1945; Germany and USSR invade Poland; British and French ‘‘Phony War’’ on Germany; USSR invades Finland, occupies Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania Bertrand Russell, An Inquiry into the Meaning and Truth Dmitri Shostakovich, Seventh Symphony (Leningrad Symphony) Albert Camus, L’E´tranger WAR AND ARMED CONFLICT C.

HUNGARY ROMANIA YUGOSLAVIA ITALY BULGARIA SPAIN ALBANIA GREECE Mediterranean Sea E U R O P E S I N C E 1 9 1 4 xxxiii MAPS OF EUROPE SINCE 1914 Jewish Population Murdered in Holocaust N 0 200 0 200 More than 75% 50–75% Less than 50% 400 mi. 400 km SWEDEN FINLAND NORWAY ATLANTIC OCEAN EST. North Sea LATVIA DENMARK IRELAND UNION OF SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLICS LITH. GREAT BRITAIN East Prussia NETH. GE RM AN Y GERMANY BELG. POLAND CZ EC LUX. FRA NCE FRANCE A US SWITZ. ) E U R O P E S I N C E 1 9 1 4 MAPS OF EUROPE SINCE 1914 N FINLAND 200 0 200 400 mi.

M. Forster, A Passage to India; F. W. Murnau, Der letzte Mann E U R O P E S I N C E DATE 1923 1924 1 9 1 4 xlv CHRONOLOGY POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1925 President Paul von Hindenburg (Germany), 1925–1934; Locarno Agreements Austrian Wolfgang Pauli develops exclusion principle Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf; Britain reestablishes gold standard; Italy: Operaio Nazionale Dopolavoro founded 1926 Nonfascist parties in Italy prohibited; Poland: Marshal Jozef Pi•sudski coup; Germany joins League of Nations Austrian Erwin Schro¨dinger develops Schro¨dinger equation; Ivan Pavlov, Conditioned Reflexes UK: two-week general strike 1927 USSR: Joseph Stalin emerges as leader; Leon Trotsky expelled from Bolsheviks Charles Lindbergh lands in France; Werner Heisenberg develops uncertainty principle; trans-Atlantic telephone service begins; Alfred Adler, Menschenkenntnis Austria: general strike 1928 Kellogg-Briand Pact Alexander Fleming identifies penicillin USSR: First Five-Year Plan begins DATE xlvi ECONOMY AND SOCIETY E U R O P E S I N C E 1 9 1 4 CHRONOLOGY LITERATURE AND THE ARTS INTELLECTUAL LIFE AND RELIGION WAR AND ARMED CONFLICT EUROPE AND THE WORLD DATE Alban Berg, Wozzeck; Josephine Baker in Paris; Jean Cocteau, L’Ange Heurtebise; Sergei Eisenstein, Battleship Potemkin 1925 George Grosz, The Pillars of Society; Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises 1926 Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse; Hermann Hesse, Der Steppenwolf; Fritz Lang, Metropolis Martin Heidegger, Sein und Zeit; Andre´ Gide, Voyage au Congo; Julien Benda, La Trahison des clercs Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht, Die Dreigroschenoper; Vladimir Mayakovsky, The Bedbug; Virginia Woolf, Orlando; D.

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