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Europe The Struggle for Supremacy, from 1453 to the Present

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ISBN-10: 0465064868

ISBN-13: 9780465064861

Edition: N/A

Authors: Brendan Simms

List price: $22.00
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If there is a fundamental truth of geopolitics, it is this: whoever controls the core of Europe controls the entire continent, and whoever controls all of Europe can dominate the world. Over the past five centuries, a rotating cast of kings and conquerors, presidents and dictators have set their sights on the European heartland, desperate to seize this pivotal area or at least prevent it from falling into the wrong hands. From Charles V and Napoleon to Bismarck and Cromwell, from Hitler and Stalin to Roosevelt and Gorbachev, nearly all the key power players of modern history have staked their titanic visions on this vital swath of land.In Europe, prizewinning historian Brendan Simms…    
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Book details

List price: $22.00
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 10/7/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 720
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

WILLIAM MULLIGANnbsp; is Lecturer in Modern History at University College Dublin, Ireland. He is the author of The Making of the Modern German Army: General Walther Reinhardt and the Weimar Republic (2005) and The Origins of the First World War (2010). nbsp; BRENDAN SIMMSnbsp; is Professor of the History of European International Relations, University of Cambridge, UK. He is the author of several works on geopolitics such as The Impact of Napoleon (1997), The Struggle for Mastery in Germany (1998), Unfinest Hour: Britain and the Destruction of Bosnia (2001) and Three Victories and a Defeat: The Rise and Fall of the First British Empire (2007)