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Clearly written and understandably organized, this classic book about European political, social, economic, and intellectual history covers events throughout the Continent from 1914 to the present, treating Europe as a single unit. This new edition features a thoroughly updated final chapter with the latest research on contemporary subjects. The author begins with a view of Europe in 1914 with an emphasis on Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, and the Mediterranean, as well as on Western Europe. The book thoroughly covers such contemporary topics as: the successful launch of the Euro as the currency of the European Union; the election of Vladimir Putin and the emergence of a new Russia; the election of Tony Blair and the rise of New Labor in the United Kingdom; the expansion of NATO; the rise of right-wing extremism; and the tense relations between Europeans and immigrant groups, particularly Muslims; all topics contribute to this being the leading source of information on this important and timely field. Coverage also includes: the First World War; the Russian Revolution and its consequences; technology and society; the high culture of the 1920s; the Great Depression; the Fascist regimes; the Stalinist system; the Second World War; the Cold War; the loss of Colonial Empire; achieving prosperity; and the future of a new Europe. For readers who wish to own a comprehensive and interesting book about the contemporary history of Europe; this book will also serve as an excellent reference for scholars of history or those who are involved in firms that trade internationally.
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This classic comprehensive survey of European political, cultural, and intellectual history from 1914 to 1990 covers events in both Western and Eastern Europe.From the Back Cover:
Clearly written and organized, this classic survey of European political, social, cultural, and economic history covers events from 1914 to the present in a broadly comparative context, treating the entire continent as a single unit. Completely updated to reflect the latest scholarship, the final chapter now covers the successful launch of the Euro, the expansion of the European Union, the elections of Vladimir Putin and Tony Blair, the uneasy presence of new immigrants, and Europe's search for identity in a world dominated by American might.
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Book Description Prentice Hall Press. Paperback. Condition: Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The dust jacket is missing. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0131700197I3N01
Book Description Prentice-Hall, 1976. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 4th Edition. Binding Tight Pages Clean Edge Wear To Dust Jacket 4Th Edition. Book. Seller Inventory # 110666
Book Description Prentice-Hall, 1976. Paperback. Condition: Very Good. An EX LIBRARY copy in VERY GOOD overall condition. May have some library stamps, marks etc. Seller Inventory # mon0000514536
Book Description Prentice-Hall, 1976. Condition: Fair. Rebound By The Library This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 2836357
Book Description Prentice-Hall, 1976. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0131700197
Book Description Prentice-Hall, 1976. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 4th Edition. Fourth Edition, First Printing. Flat and clean with a tight binding. Sharp corners and spines. Price stamp on half title page, no other markings. DJ has some tears and big chip, most of damage is on front. Seller Inventory # C501
Book Description Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1976. Hard Cover. Condition: Good, Not Marked. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Fourth Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 043258