It charts the theme of globalization starting with the 1890s and moving through to post-9/11.
Hitler, Chamberlain and Appeasement Cambridge Perspectives in HistoryCambridge University Press - An engaging range of period texts and theme books for AS and A Level history. This book examines the key roles played by Adolf Hitler and Neville Chamberlain in the events that led to the outbreak of the Second World War. It looks at hitler's foreign-policy aims, why appeasement became British foreign policy and, most extensively, the role of Chamberlain and appeasement in the unfolding international crisis of the late 1930s.
Using a wide range of primary sources, Frank McDonough offers a generally critical interpretation of Chamberlain and appeasement, and suggests that standing up to Hitler earlier may have prevented war. The book also features a detailed analysis of the historical debates surrounding the issue of appeasement.
Europe, 1815-1914Houghton Mifflin - A view of europe during the years 1815 to 1914.
The First World War: A Very Short IntroductionOxford University Press - Oxford university Press USA. Written by experts for the newcomer, from philosophy to Freud, they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, quantum theory to Islam. Examining how and why the war was fought, as well as the historical controversies that still surround the war, Michael Howard also looks at how peace was ultimately made, and describes the potent legacy of resentment left to Germany.
About the series: combining authority with wit, and style, accessibility, Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics. By the time the first world war ended in 1918, eight million people had died in what had been perhaps the most apocalyptic episode the world had known.
The First World War: A Very Short Introduction - This very short introduction provides a concise and insightful history of the Great War--from the state of Europe in 1914, to the role of the US, the collapse of Russia, and the eventual surrender of the Central Powers.
The World of YesterdayUniversity of Nebraska Press - University of Nebraska Press. Oxford university Press USA. By the author who inspired wes anderson’s film, the grand budapest Hotel Written as both a recollection of the past and a warning for future generations, The World of Yesterday recalls the golden age of literary Vienna—its seeming permanence, its promise, and its devastating fall.
Surrounded by the leading literary lights of the epoch, and London, Berlin, Paris, Stefan Zweig draws a vivid and intimate account of his life and travels through Vienna, touching on the very heart of European culture. His passionate, evocative prose paints a stunning portrait of an era that danced brilliantly on the edge of extinction.
The World of Yesterday - This new translation by award-winning Anthea Bell captures the spirit of Zweig’s writing in arguably his most revealing work.
Survival In AuschwitzSimon & Schuster - The true and harrowing account of primo levi’s experience at the German concentration camp of Auschwitz and his miraculous survival; hailed by The Times Literary Supplement as a “true work of art, this edition includes an exclusive conversation between the author and Philip Roth. In 1943, primo levi, a twenty-five-year-old chemist and “Italian citizen of Jewish race, ” was arrested by Italian fascists and deported from his native Turin to Auschwitz.
Survival in auschwitz is levi’s classic account of his ten months in the German death camp, a harrowing story of systematic cruelty and miraculous endurance. Included in this new edition is an illuminating conversation between Philip Roth and Primo Levi never before published in book form. Great product!
Survival In Auschwitz - Remarkable for its simplicity, and even wit, compassion, restraint, Survival in Auschwitz remains a lasting testament to the indestructibility of the human spirit. Oxford university Press USA. University of Nebraska Press.
All Quiet on the Western Front: A NovelBallantine Books - They become soldiers with youthful enthusiasm. This is the testament of paul Bäumer, who enlists with his classmates in the German army during World War I. But the world of duty, culture, and progress they had been taught breaks in pieces under the first bombardment in the trenches. Through years of vivid horror, paul holds fast to a single vow: to fight against the principle of hate that meaninglessly pits young men of the same generation but different uniforms against one another.
University of Nebraska Press. If only he can come out of the war alive. The world has a great writer in Erich Maria Remarque. Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, All Quiet on the Western Front is Erich Maria Remarque’s masterpiece of the German experience during World War I. I am young, i am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow.
All Quiet on the Western Front: A Novel - He is a craftsman of unquestionably first rank, a man who can bend language to his will. Great product! .
Little Man, What Now?Melville House - Great product! Nonetheless, as the times literary supplement notes, it remains, “the novel of a time in which public and private merged even for those whowanted to stay at home and mind their own business. This is a Hybrid Book. Melville house hybridbooks combine print and digital media into an enhanced reading experience by including with each title additional curated material called Illuminations — maps, photographs, illustrations, and further writing about the author and the book.
The melville house illuminations are free with the purchase of any title in the HybridBook series, no matter the format. Purchasers of the print version can obtain the illuminations for a given title simply by scanning the QR code found in the back of each book, or by following the url also given in the back of the print book, then downloading the Illumination in whatever format works best for you.
Little Man, What Now? - Purchasers of the digital version receive the appropriate Illuminations automatically as part of the ebook edition. This is the book that led to Hans Fallada’s downfall with the Nazis. Great product! University of Nebraska Press. Oxford university Press USA. Used book in Good Condition. The story of a young couple struggling to survive the German economic collapse was a worldwide sensation and was made into an acclaimed Hollywood movie produced by Jews, leading Hitler to ban Fallada’s work from being translated.
Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern AgeMariner Books - University of Nebraska Press. Great product! . Great product! For modernism as a whole, ” author modris eksteins examines the lives of ordinary people, works of modern literature, and pivotal historical events to redefine the way we look at our past and toward our future. Used book in Good Condition. A rare and remarkable cultural history of world war i that unearths the roots of modernism Dazzling in its originality, Rites of Spring probes the origins, and aftermath of World War I, impact, from the premiere of Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring in 1913 to the death of Hitler in 1945.
Oxford university Press USA. Recognizing that “The Great War was the psychological turning point.
The Magic Lantern: The Revolution of '89 Witnessed in Warsaw, Budapest, Berlin, and PragueVintage - Great product! Great product! Oxford university Press USA. The magic lantern is one of those rare books that define a historic moment, written by a brilliant witness who was also a participant in epochal events. Used book in Good Condition. Whether covering poland’s first free parliamentary elections—in which Solidarity found itself in the position of trying to limit the scope of its victory—or sitting in at the meetings of an unlikely coalition of bohemian intellectuals and Catholic clerics orchestrating the liberation of Czechoslovakia, Garton Ash writes with enormous sympathy and power.
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Modern European History 1871-2000 2edRoutledge - This second edition brings the book up to date and includes such key themes in european history as: * bismarck and imperial germany* the Russian Revolution* the origins and aftermath of the First and Second World Wars* Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany* The Spanish Civil War* The Cold War* European Integration 1945-1999Containing documents such as extracts from diaries, poetry, cartoons, treaties, radio broadcasts, political posters and propaganda, photographs, speeches, this is an essential resource for students of modern British and European history.
The collection is organised by topic, and a clear historical context and chronological chart provide background for each section. Oxford university Press USA. Used book in Good Condition. Great product! Vintage. Modern european history brings together a unique selection of documents covering the period from 1871 to 2000
Modern European History 1871-2000 2ed - Great product! University of Nebraska Press.