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The Resource Savage continent : Europe in the aftermath of World War II, Keith Lowe

Savage continent : Europe in the aftermath of World War II, Keith Lowe

Label
Savage continent : Europe in the aftermath of World War II
Title
Savage continent
Title remainder
Europe in the aftermath of World War II
Statement of responsibility
Keith Lowe
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
B@L
Dewey number
940.554
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Savage continent : Europe in the aftermath of World War II, Keith Lowe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-398) and index
Contents
Part I. The legacy of war -- Physical destruction -- Absence -- Displacement -- Famine -- Moral destruction -- Hope -- Landscape of chaos -- Part II. Vengeance -- The thirst for blood -- The camps liberated -- Vengeance restrained : slave labourers -- German prisoners of war -- Vengeance unrestrained : Eastern Europe -- The enemy within -- Revenge on women and children -- The purpose of vengeance -- Part III. Ethnic cleansing -- Wartime choices -- The Jewish flight -- The ethnic cleansing of Ukraine and Poland -- The expulsion of the Germans -- Europe in microcosm : Yugoslavia -- Western tolerance, Eastern intolerance -- Part IV. Civil war -- Wars within wars -- Political violence in France and Italy -- The Greek Civil War -- Cuckoo in the nest : communism in Romania -- The subjugation of Eastern Europe -- The resistance of the 'Forest Brothers' -- The Cold War mirror
Control code
ocn796983759
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xx, 460 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781250000200
Isbn Type
(hc)
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Label
Savage continent : Europe in the aftermath of World War II, Keith Lowe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-398) and index
Contents
Part I. The legacy of war -- Physical destruction -- Absence -- Displacement -- Famine -- Moral destruction -- Hope -- Landscape of chaos -- Part II. Vengeance -- The thirst for blood -- The camps liberated -- Vengeance restrained : slave labourers -- German prisoners of war -- Vengeance unrestrained : Eastern Europe -- The enemy within -- Revenge on women and children -- The purpose of vengeance -- Part III. Ethnic cleansing -- Wartime choices -- The Jewish flight -- The ethnic cleansing of Ukraine and Poland -- The expulsion of the Germans -- Europe in microcosm : Yugoslavia -- Western tolerance, Eastern intolerance -- Part IV. Civil war -- Wars within wars -- Political violence in France and Italy -- The Greek Civil War -- Cuckoo in the nest : communism in Romania -- The subjugation of Eastern Europe -- The resistance of the 'Forest Brothers' -- The Cold War mirror
Control code
ocn796983759
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xx, 460 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9781250000200
Isbn Type
(hc)
Other physical details
ill., maps.

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