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struggle for Europe

struggle for Europe

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Published by Contact Publications in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementeditor A.G. Weidenfeld.
SeriesContact book -- 12
ContributionsWeidenfeld, A. G.
The Physical Object
Pagination80, xxxixp. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17208567M

The Struggle for Mastery in Europe , by A. J. P. Taylor (read 13 Apr ) (Book of the Year) This is a sheerly fascinating diplomatic history. I should have read it in when it came out. I don't think I disagreed with any of its assessments/5(5).   Mitchell A. Orenstein argues that, at its heart, the struggle between Russia and the West is a struggle for Europe. On the one hand, the Western powers wish to pursue the project of a European Union Europe — a vision of democratically governed nation-states coming together in a union that renders conflict unthinkable and promotes prosperity.

  Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t4rk1pp63 Ocr ABBYY FineReader (Extended OCR) Ppi Scanner.   Europe Scoring Some Cold War historians view the entire struggle, costing millions of lives, untold trillions of dollars, and conflict around the globe, as a struggle for the future of Germany. While that view may be too myopic, it is clear that Europe always remained in the forefront of strategy and emphasis. Defeat in Europe.

  Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy, from to the Present by Brendan Simms intelligent and enormously ambitious book."— The Washington Times" Europe is a superb, sure-footed analysis of how this center of world civilization, technology, and warfare evolved since the fall of Constantinople in It is unabashedly political 5/5(1). A singularly dispassionate objective one volume history of the war in Europe, written by an Australian BBC correspondent, who was himself participant in some of the phases of which he writes. But this is not a personal experience record. Based on careful winnowing of the published records, on the recently available material from the German files, on British material not used by American.


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Hitchcock's "The Struggle for Europe" will open you eyes, will expand your knowledge and will elaborate on all of the deep, burning questions you've ever had about Europe. Sitting down and thinking about my knowledge (even as a history major) prior to reading this book, I am truly shocked at how little I by: Chester Wilmot’s The Struggle for Europe is the most highly regarded single-volume history of the Second World War in Europe.

First published inthe book has the advantage of the author's extensive interviews with participants from all sides of the conflict, when recollections of Cited by: Chester Wilmot's The Struggle for Europe is the most highly regarded single-volume history of the Second World War in Europe.

The pattern of post-war Europe, he maintains, was determined during the fighting; he sees the shaping of events through a study of wartime diplomacy and strategy and the impact on wartime policies of the personalities of the statesmen and generals/5.

Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy by Brendan Simms – review both in his earlier book The Struggle for Mastery in Germany, published inand now in. About The Struggle for Europe. From the ashes of World War II to the conflict over Iraq, William Hitchcock examines the miraculous transformation of Europe from a deeply fractured land to a continent striving for stability, tolerance, democracy, and prosperity.

Rise to Globalism by Steven Ambrose has been one of my favorite books since university. This book, too, gives a very thorough examination of the history of Europe, since the last days of WWII. However, where Rise to Globalism is viewing that story from the United States, The Struggle for Europe tells that story from Europe/5.

The book is a timely and instructive account not merely of our own history but also of our fractious, unsettling present. • Stalin and the Fate of Europe is published by Harvard (RRP £ Chester Wilmot’s The Struggle for Europe is the most highly regarded single-volume history of the Second World War in Europe.

First published inthe book has the advantage of the author’s extensive interviews with participants from all sides of the conflict, when recollections of /5(24). I had this sense as I read Will Hitchcock’s The Struggle for Europe.

Shrewd, comprehensive, elegantly written, always convincing in its arguments, it is without question the most successful analytical synthesis of recent European history Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

After the end of the war Wilmot remained in England, where he wrote articles on the recent war as well as a book about World War II, The Struggle for Europe. When it appeared inthe book was favourably reviewed, and it is well regarded by military historians (John Keegan wrote, "Wilmot effectively invented the modern method of writing Born: 21 JuneBrighton, Victoria.

The Struggle for Mastery in Europe – is a scholarly history book by the English historian A. was part of "The Oxford History of Modern Europe" published by the Clarendon Press in Oxford in October Author: A.

Taylor. This classic text describes the build-up of the invasion of Europe, and the scenes at beach-head and in the bocage of Normandy. It also discusses the disputes among the Allies, the Anglo-American difficulties over Grand strategy, and the friction between Hitler and his generals which culminated in the plot of July 20thas well as the pincer movements of the Russians and the Anglo-Amerian 4/5(2).

The struggle for Europe by Chester Wilmot; 17 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Western Front, Second World War, Campaigns, World War,History, Weltkrieg (), World War () fast (OCoLC)fst, Military campaigns; Places: Western Front, Europe, Western; Times: - out of 5 stars The Struggle For Europe by Chester Wilmot.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Aug Verified Purchase. I found this book very informative as it gave an insight to the thinkings of all the major political and military personnel involved in retaking Eiurope from the Nazis/5(5). "Religion and the Struggle for European Union is a major contribution to the literature on religion and politics in Europe.

Brent Nelsen and James L. Guth argue that religious, or confessional, culture, plays an important role in understanding regional differences of opinion. Hitchcock discusses his book [The Struggle for Europe: The Turbulent History of a Divided Continent - ], published by Doubleday.

The book, a historical survey of modern Europe. the struggle for europe THE TURBULENT HISTORY OF A DIVIDED CONTINENT, by William I. Hitchcock ‧ RELEASE DATE: Jan. 21, ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: Description: pages: maps ; 22 cm.

Series Title: Wordsworth military. out of 5 stars The Struggle For Europe by Chester Wilmot. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on Aug Verified Purchase. I found this book very informative as it gave an insight to the thinkings of all the major political and military personnel involved in retaking Eiurope from the Nazis/5(31).

Chester Wilmot's The Struggle for Europe is the most highly regarded single-volume history of the Second World War in Europe. The pattern of post-war Europe, he maintains, was determined during the fighting; he sees the shaping events through a study of wartime diplomacy and strategy and of the impact on wartime policies of the personalities of the statesmen and generals with whom the.

A. J. P. Taylor's The Struggle for Mastery in Europe is the book to start reading about those 70 crucial years in Europe's history. The book begins with the Revolutions ofthat's why it would be a good thing to have some knowledge regarding the Cited by: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Princeton Studies in International History and Politics: The Struggle to Create Post-Cold War Europe by Mary Elise Sarotte (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay!

Free shipping for many products!The Struggle For Europe. Facebook. Twitter. Print. Charles-Irénée Castel de Saint-Pierre, the son of a Marquis, wrote A Project to Render Perpetual Peace in Europe—an entire book that proposed a European union, another book with peace as its goal.

A farther 48 years down the line.