Twentieth-Century Europe: A Brief History, 1900 to the Present (3rd Edition)

Twentieth-Century Europe: A Brief History, 1900 to the Present (3rd Edition)

By: Paul R. Waibel (author), Michael D. Richards (author)Paperback

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Twentieth-Century Europe: A Brief History presents readers with a concise and accessible survey of the most significant themes and political events that shaped European history in the 20th and 21st centuries. Features updates that include a new chapter that reviews major political and economic trends since 1989 and an extensively revised chapter that emphasizes the intellectual and cultural history of Europe since World War IIOrganized into brief chapters that are suitable for traditional courses or for classes in non-traditional courses that allow for additional material selected by the professorIncludes the addition of a variety of supplemental materials such as chronological timelines, maps, and illustrations

About Author

Michael D. Richards is Professor Emeritus, Sweet Briar College. He is the author of Revolutions in World History (2003), and has published book chapters, articles, and reviews in scholarly journals, periodicals, and reference works. Paul R. Waibel is Professor of History at Belhaven University. He is the author of Politics of Accommodation (1983), Quiknotes: Christian History (2000), Martin Luther: A Brief Introduction to His Life and Works (2005), and numerous articles and reviews in scholarly journals, periodicals, reference works, and anthologies.


Preface vii Part 1 Overview: 1900 1919 1 1 Before the Deluge: Europe, 1900 1914 5 2 The Great War, 1914 1918 35 3 Revolution and Peacemaking, 1917 1919 65 Part 2 Overview: 1919 1939 91 4 Aftershocks of the Great War 95 5 Recovery and Prosperity, 1919 1929 117 6 From Depression to War, 1929 1939 145 Part 3 Overview: 1939 1967 171 7 Armageddon: Europe in World War II, 1939 1945 175 8 Cold War and Decolonization, 1945 1961 207 9 Out of the Ashes: From Stunde Null (zero hour) to a New Golden Age, 1945 1967 235 Part 4 Overview: 1968 Present 269 10 Metamorphosis: An Era of Revolutionary Change, 1968 1988 275 11 Searching for Meaning in a Multicultural World 313 12 Charting a New Course: Europe from 1989 to the Present 345 Appendix 379 Index 384

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118651414
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9781118651414
  • weight: 464
  • ISBN10: 1118651413
  • edition: 3rd Edition

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