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The Resource The age of catastrophe : a history of the West, 1914-1945, Heinrich August Winkler ; translated by Stewart Spencer

The age of catastrophe : a history of the West, 1914-1945, Heinrich August Winkler ; translated by Stewart Spencer

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The age of catastrophe : a history of the West, 1914-1945
Title
The age of catastrophe
Title remainder
a history of the West, 1914-1945
Statement of responsibility
Heinrich August Winkler ; translated by Stewart Spencer
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eng
Summary
"Characterized by global war, political revolution and national crises, the period between 1914 and 1945 was one of the most horrifying eras in the history of the West. A noted scholar of modern German history, Heinrich August Winkler examines how and why Germany so radically broke with the normative project of the West and unleashed devastation across the world. In this total history of the thirty years between the start of World War One and the dropping of atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Winkler blends historical narrative with political analysis and encompasses military strategy, national identity, class conflict, economic development and cultural change. The book includes astutely observed chapters on the United States, Japan, Russia, Britain, and the other European powers, and Winkler's distinctly European perspective offers insights beyond the accounts written by his British and American counterparts. As Germany takes its place at the helm of a unified Europe, Winkler's fascinating account will be widely read and debated for years to come"--
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909/.098210821
Index
index present
LC call number
D723
LC item number
.W56 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The age of catastrophe : a history of the West, 1914-1945, Heinrich August Winkler ; translated by Stewart Spencer
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Publication
Note
Continues: Geschichte des Westens. München : Beck, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 998 pages
Isbn
9780300204896
Lccn
2015023655
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
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  • (OCoLC)909251556
  • 603387
  • (OCoLC)ocn909251556
  • 603387
Label
The age of catastrophe : a history of the West, 1914-1945, Heinrich August Winkler ; translated by Stewart Spencer
Publication
Note
Continues: Geschichte des Westens. München : Beck, 2009
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 998 pages
Isbn
9780300204896
Lccn
2015023655
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)909251556
  • 603387
  • (OCoLC)ocn909251556
  • 603387

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