The Scribner Library of Modern Europe: Since 1914 by John Merriman, J. M. Winter
By John Merriman, J. M. Winter
The tumultuous fresh century of Europe's heritage is traced during this five-volume set, which alternatives up the tale began in its better half set, < I>Europe 1789-1914< /I>. < P>Profiling the age of struggle and reconstruction, < I>Europe on account that 1914< /I> information ecu heritage from the Bolshevik Revolution to the ecu Union, linking it to the historical past of the remainder of the area. Many modifications within the eu tale are coated during this simply available selection of approximately 675 illustrations and 920 articles: Europe sundered by means of battle and genocide, Europe reconfigured after international battle II and the chilly conflict, and Europe creating a new position for itself at the global level. Written via approximately 500 best specialists from universities around the globe, the set successfully covers a extensive scope, encompassing the period's medical and monetary, social and cultural, political and army advancements. clients will locate in it the key evidence concerning the interval, transparent motives of the most strains of scholarly interpretation and advice via scholarly controversies. Sidebars upload curiosity and rationalization, a chronology and thematic define supply concise context that builds significant connections, and article particular bibliographies provide advice for additional examining. each one quantity additionally contains an 8-page colour insert and a complete index that enables easy accessibility to focus on details.
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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.
John Osborne, Look Back in Anger; Pier Luigi Nervi and Gio Ponti, Pirelli Tower (Milan); Alain Resnas, Nuit et brouillard E U R O P E S I N C E Cyprus conflict, 1955–1959 Soviet invasion of Hungary 1 9 1 4 DATE 1955 Suez Canal crisis; Sudan gains independence from UK; Morocco, Tunisia gain independence from France 1956 lix CHRONOLOGY DATE POLITICS AND DIPLOMACY SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ECONOMY AND SOCIETY 1957 Treaty of Rome Sputnik launched; International Geophysical Year European Economic Community (EEC or Common Market) founded 1958 French Fifth Republic founded Integrated circuits invented Minor recession, 1958–1959; Britian: Notting Hill clash between youths and West Indian immigrants; Exposition Universelle et Internationale de Bruxelles; UK: Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament founded 1959 President Charles de Gaulle (France), 1959–1969; Khrushchev visits United States Soviet Luna 1 launched European Free Trade Area founded; West German SDP renounces Marxism 1960 American U-2 spy plane shot down over Soviet Union; Cyprus gains independence from UK France develops nuclear weapons lx E U R O P E S I N C E 1 9 1 4 CHRONOLOGY LITERATURE AND THE ARTS Boris Pasternak, Dr.
GA LY L A Black Sea BULGARIA MAC. S PA I N ALBANIA POR TU BOS. AND HERZ. GREECE TURKEY Mediterranean Sea MALTA (joined 2004) xxxviii CYPRUS E U R O P E S I N C E 1 9 1 4 CHRONOLOGY The chronology is arranged by year from 1914 to 2005 and is organized under seven major headings that cover the encyclopedia’s scope both thematically and over time. Most items listed below are discussed in the encyclopedia’s articles and can be found by referring to the table of contents and the index. Because the section headings are not always mutually exclusive, certain events may be listed under more than one heading.