Struggle for Europe The Turbulent History of a Divided Continent 1945 to the Present

ISBN-10: 0385497997
ISBN-13: 9780385497992
Edition: 2004
List price: $18.95 Buy it from $4.35
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: 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. Exploring the role  More...

New Starting from $16.16
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Careers in Legal Assisting Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of Western Art Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
History of World Philosophies Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
American History Volume 1 Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/3/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.474

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. Exploring the role of Cold War politics in Europe’s peace settlement and the half century that followed, Hitchcock reveals how leaders such as Charles de Gaulle, Willy Brandt, and Margaret Thatcher balanced their nations’ interests against the demands of the reigning superpowers, leading to great strides in economic and political unity. He re-creates Europeans’ struggles with their troubling legacy of racial, ethnic, and national antagonism, and shows that while divisions persist, Europe stands on the threshold of changes that may profoundly shape the future of world affairs.

William I. Hitchcock is assistant professor of history and associate director of International Security Studies at Yale University.

Introduction
Aftermath
German Midnight: The Division of Europe, 1945
Building Jerusalem: The Labour Government in Britain, 1945–1951
Democracy Embattled: France, Italy, and West Germany, 1944–1949
Behind the Iron Curtain: Communism in Power, 1945-1953
Boom
The Miraculous Fifties
Winds of Change: The End of the European Empires
Hope Betrayed: The Khrushchev Years, 1953–1964
The Gaullist Temptation: Western Europe in the 1960s
Rebels
Europe and Its Discontents: 1968 and After
Southern Renaissance: The Transition to Democracy in Spain, Portugal, and Greece
Cracks in the Wall: Eastern Europe, 1968-1981
Rule, Britannia: The Thatcher Era
Unity?
The European Revolutions, 1989–1991
The Bones of Bosnia
Who Is European? Race, Immigration, and the Politics of Division
The Elusive European Union

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×