Society, State and Nation in Twentieth-Century Europe

Society, State and Nation in Twentieth-Century Europe

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Appropriate for courses in 20th Century European History.This is a survey that provides a clear account of the social dimensions of broad political and economic changes in twentieth-century Europe and of key issues such as nationalism, state-building, and dictatorship. It gives comprehensive treatment to the whole of Europe, including small states often overlooked in survey texts.show more

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  • Paperback | 537 pages
  • 177.8 x 233.68 x 27.94mm | 793.78g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0131038214
  • 9780131038219

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This comprehensive volume provides a detailed account of the main lines of European social, political, and economic history in the twentieth century. Offering a solid account of mainstream political and economic trends and events, it incorporates current research on important issues.show more

Table of contents

1. Europe in 1900. 2. Before the Deluge: Europe from 1890 to 1914. 3. The First World War, 1914-1918. 4. The Unstable Peace, 1918-1923. 5. Attempts at Normalization, 1923-1929. 6. The Depression Era, 1929-1934. 7. The European Dictatorships, 1934-1939. 8. The Second World War, 1939-1945. 9. The First Postwar Decade, 1945-1955. 10. Prosperity and Change, 1953-1970. 11. Challenge and Decline, 1970-1985. 12. Europe and the Post-Communist Era, 1985-1995. Suggestions for Further Reading. Index.show more